By Gaetano Thiene M.D., Marialuisa Valente M.D. (auth.), Cristina Basso, Marialuisa Valente, Gaetano Thiene (eds.)
Cardiac tumors have been as soon as a nosographic entity of scarce medical curiosity end result of the rarity and of the intrinsic diagnostic and healing impossibilities, and have been thought of a deadly morbid entity. It has now develop into a topical topic as a result of advances in medical imaging (echo, magnetic resonance, computed tomography) in addition to innovation in applied sciences of in-vivo prognosis. Cardiac Tumor Pathology offers a astounding instance of those advances with clinico-pathologic correlations. This well timed quantity covers historical past, epidemiology, demographics, scientific analysis, pathology, imaging via echo, CT and MRI of either benign and malignant cardiac tumors, both basic or secondary. Chemotherapy of malignant neoplasms is usually addressed. precise emphasis is given to clinico-pathologic correlations. With all chapters written by means of specialists of their fields, this quantity will function an invaluable source for physicians facing, and attracted to, this distinctive department of cardiac oncology and may symbolize an invaluable advisor for pathologists, clinicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and radiologists in addition to for postgraduate scholars education in those areas.