International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2020, Vol 30, Num 2 Page(s): 048-051
Superior Anatomic Visualisation of a Large Intracardiac Metastasis of a Uterine Leimyosarcoma by Cardiac MRI with Important Implications for Therapeutic Strategies

Achim BARMEYER1, Nerbil KILIC2, Oliver ZANTIS1, Cagri DEMIR1, Kai MUELLERLEILE1, Gunnar LUND3, Bjoern NASHAN4, Volker DOERING5, Ralf KOESTER1, Ergin KILIC6, Thomas MEINERTZ1

1University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Cardiology/Angiology, GERMANY
2University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, II. Department of Internal Medicine, GERMANY
3University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Department and Clinic, GERMANY
4University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, GERMANY
5University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, GERMANY
6University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Department of Pathology, Hamburg, GERMANY

Keywords: Intracardiac metastasis of uterine leiomyosarcoma, MRI, Cardiac surgery, Tumor therapy
In a 41-year old woman with history of a uterine leimyosarcoma, a large intracardiac tumor was found by CT scan and further characterized by echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Imaging results made it possible to operatively excise the tumor during circulatory arrest.