RICHARD L. POPP, M.D.; DONALD C. HARRISON, M.D.
The correct preoperative diagnosis of a left atrial myxoma was established using the ultrasonic cardiac echogram in this patient. The findings at cardiac catheterization and angiocardiography were not diagnostic. It is suggested that the ultrasonic cardiac echogram is a simple atraumatic method for the diagnosis of an elusive condition.
POPP RL, HARRISON DC. Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Atrial Tumor. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:785–787. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-4-785
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