CASE REPORT

Cardiac Myxoma Resection in Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Indonesia: Serial Case Report

I Nyoman Semadi , Ni Kadek Sulistyaningsih, I Wayan Sudarma, IGA Sri Mahendra Dewi

I Nyoman Semadi
Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana-Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia. Email: nyomansemadi56@gmail.com

Ni Kadek Sulistyaningsih
Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana-Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia

I Wayan Sudarma
Department of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana-Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia

IGA Sri Mahendra Dewi
Department of Anatomical Phatology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana-Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia.
Online First: August 01, 2019 | Cite this Article
Semadi, I., Sulistyaningsih, N., Sudarma, I., Dewi, I. 2019. Cardiac Myxoma Resection in Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar, Indonesia: Serial Case Report. Bali Medical Journal 8(2). DOI:10.15562/bmj.v8i2.1511


Background: Cardiac myxoma is a primary tumor that grows intracardiac. Primary heart tumors are rare, and incidents range from 0.0017 to 0.03%. Around 75% of primary heart tumors are benign, and 50-80% are cardiac myxoma. Echocardiography is the gold standard in detecting tumor mass in the heart. With the development of diagnostic modalities and cardiac surgery techniques, cardiac myxoma can be detected and treated correctly and leading to a better prognosis.

Objective: To report a series of cases of cardiac myxoma resection carried out by the Cardiac Surgery team of Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar.

Cases: Data collected from 2016 to March 2019 cased based on Sanglah General Hospital Denpasar. Six cases were diagnosed based on the clinical, electrocardiographic, radiological, and histopathological basis.

Conclusion: This series of cases reported six intracardiac tumor patients who were found through echocardiographic examination and five patients had open heart surgery for tumor resection; also all histopathological examination results were following cardiac myxoma. There were no reported post-treatment complications and the patients were discharged hemodynamically stable after hospitalized for approximately one week. Until now, there have been no reports of recurrence in patients who have taken resection and patients have normal daily life activities.

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