A.V. Ushakov, Ye.A. Zakharyan, G.E. Rizk.Сardiac myxomas: a contemporary view on the problem.

The review article presents definition of cardiac myxomas, information about their prevalence and clinical significance, etiology, brief anatomical and physiological data. Clinical features and complications of the disease are discussed. The data on physical examination of patients, the results of instrumental investigation, as well as aspects of the differential diagnosis of cardiac myxomas, are analyzed. The principles of medical treatment and surgical correction are discussed.

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