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Pericardial Sarcoma

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Neoplastic Process


A rare sarcoma that arises from the pericardium. The two most common types are angiosarcoma and synovial sarcoma. Patients present with symptoms related to pericardial effusion. [from NCI]

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Tischoff I, Neid M, Neumann V, Tannapfel A
Recent Results Cancer Res 2011;189:57-78. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-10862-4_5. PMID: 21479896

Recent clinical studies


Wei C, Hu B, Peng X, Li X, Zhao Y, Peng D, Zhou S, Yu B
Can J Cardiol 2020 Apr;36(4):589.e17-589.e20. Epub 2019 Oct 12 doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.10.007. PMID: 32046905
Abdelnaby M, Almaghraby A, Saleh Y, Abayazeed R
BMJ Case Rep 2018 Oct 7;2018 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-226112. PMID: 30297493Free PMC Article


Hagspiel KD, Oberson R
J Belge Radiol 1996 Dec;79(6):269. PMID: 9031544

Clinical prediction guides

Killion MJ, Brodovsky HS, Schwarting R
Cancer 1996 Aug 15;78(4):912-7. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19960815)78:4<912::AID-CNCR31>3.0.CO;2-W. PMID: 8756389

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