32. Cardiac Tumors

  1. Wyman W. Lai MD, MPH Director Associate Professor3,4,
  2. Luc L. Mertens MD, PhD Section Head Associate Professor5,6,
  3. Meryl S. Cohen MD Associate Professor Director7,8,9 and
  4. Tal Geva MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief10,11
  1. Michele A. Frommelt MD Associate Professor Director1,2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch32

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult

How to Cite

Frommelt, M. A. (2009) Cardiac Tumors, in Echocardiography in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus to Adult (eds W. W. Lai, L. L. Mertens, M. S. Cohen and T. Geva), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306309.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Columbia University, USA

  2. 4

    Non-Invasive Cardiology Imaging, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, NY, USA

  3. 5

    Echocardiography, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

  4. 6

    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    Echocardiography Laboratory, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  7. 9

    Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, The Children' Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  8. 10

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  9. 11

    Division of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging, Department of Cardiology, Children' Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

  2. 2

    Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174015

Online ISBN: 9781444306309

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Keywords:

  • cardiac tumors;
  • Rhabdomyomas or hamartomas;
  • cardiac fibromas and solitary lesions;
  • cardiac myxoma - benign tumor from cardiac multipotential mesenchymal cells;
  • hemangiomas - benign congenital vascular lesions;
  • primary cardiac tumors in children with hereditary syndromes;
  • echocardiographic characteristics of primary malignant cardiac tumors;
  • malignant cardiac tumors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Incidence

  • Rhabdomyoma

  • Fibroma

  • Teratoma

  • Myxoma

  • Hemangioma

  • Malignant cardiac tumors

  • Association with syndromes

  • References