Giant Left Atrial Myxoma Causing Mitral Valve Obstruction and Concomitant Coronary Artery Disease

Turgut Karabag, Sait M. Dogan, Mustafa Aydin, Muhammet R. Sayin


We describe a 56-year old male patient who presented with congestive heart failure and had undergone echocardiography that showed a mobile, giant left atrial mass which caused obstruction in the left ventricular outflow tract. The patient underwent a coronary angiography before operation that showed severe stenosis in the left anterior descending and circumflex artery. The patient underwent resection of the mass and coronary artery bypass grafting. The pathology of the mass was myxoma and patient had a satisfactory outcome.

Cardiol Res. 2011;2(5):246-248


Myxoma; Coronary disease; Mitral valve obstruction; Coronary angiography

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