JOHN A. REISINGER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; T. J. PEKIN, M.D.; BASIL BLUMENTHAL, M.D.
Tumors of the heart, both primary and metastatic, are usually considered rare. Yater1 summarized most of the literature up to 1931 and in the reports of authors quoted by him, the incidence of metastases to the heart varied from .02 per cent to 1.4 per cent of all autopsies and from 3.7 per cent to 7.5 per cent of all cases with malignancies. Scott and Garvin2 noted series of cases published by Lymburner, by Pollia and Gogal and by Hellwig in which the incidence of tumors of the heart and pericardium varied from 0.2 per cent to 0.9 per cent
REISINGER JA, PEKIN TJ, BLUMENTHAL B. PRIMARY TUMOR OF THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA AND HEART WITH HEMOPERICARDIUM AND ALTERNATION OF THE VENTRICULAR COMPLEXES IN THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAM1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:995–1004. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-995
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):995-1004.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology.
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