A Case of Metastasis to the Right Ventricle from Uterine Stromal Sarcoma

(Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ohta Nishinouchi Hospital, Koriyama, Japan)

Tsuyoshi Fujimiya Kouki Takahashi Masahiro Tanji
We report a case of metastasis to the right ventricle from uterine stromal sarcoma. A 61-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of abdominal pain due to gallbladder stones. Preoperative transthoracic echocardiography showed a tumor in the right ventricle and tricuspid regurgitation. The tumor was multilocular and had grown in the right atrium over the tricuspid valve. We performed tumor resection and tricuspid valve plasty. Postoperative transthoracic echocardiography showed the tricuspid regurgitation had resolved.
  Jpn. J. Cardiovasc. Surg. 41:43-45(2012)

Keywords:cardiac tumor, uterine sarcoma, tricuspid regurgitation