Heart tumor

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Heart tumor

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 69 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Resolution of right-sided heart failure symptoms after resection of a primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.
 

Author(s): Todd Goldman, Kathi Adamson, Eugene Yang

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Carcinoid tumors are rare neuroendocrine malignancies that typically originate from the gastrointestinal tract. Patients who are diagnosed with carcinoid heart disease generally have poor prognoses because of advanced metastases during staging and few therapeutic options. We present ...

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2014

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Tumor necrosis factor-α predicts response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure.
 

Author(s): Roberto Rordorf, Simone Savastano, Antonio Sanzo, Carla Spazzolini, Mara De Amici, Rita Camporotondo, Stefano Ghio, Alessandro Vicentini, Barbara Petracci, Valentina De Regibus, Erika Taravelli, Maurizio Landolina, Peter J Schwartz

Journal: Circ. J.. 2014 ;78(9):2232-9.

 

Pro-inflammatory cytokines contribute to the pathophysiology of heart failure (HF) and are up-regulated in affected patients. We investigated whether pro-inflammatory cytokines might predict the response to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). METHODS AND RESULTS: Plasma levels ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2014

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Circulating levels of tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor 2 are increased in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction relative to heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: evidence for a divergence in pathophysiology.
 

Author(s): Brendan N Putko, Zuocheng Wang, Jennifer Lo, Todd Anderson, Harald Becher, Jason R B Dyck, Zamaneh Kassiri, Gavin Y Oudit,

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Various pathways have been implicated in the pathogenesis of heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF). Inflammation in response to comorbid conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes, may play a proportionally larger role in HFPEF as compared to HF with reduced ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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The terms "Heart tumor" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eunice K Choi, Jae Y Ro, Alberto G Ayala

Journal: Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. ;10(1):38-40.

 

Calcified amorphous tumor of the heart (cardiac CAT) is a rare non-neoplastic cardiac mass that mimics malignancy on imaging and can cause symptoms due to flow obstruction or embolization of calcific fragments. We report a 57-year-old female with multiple medical problems affected ...

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2014

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The beating heart of melanomas: a minor subset of cancer cells sustains tumor growth.
 

Author(s): Patrick Schmidt, Hinrich Abken

Journal: Oncotarget. 2011 Apr;2(4):313-20.

 

The recent observation that targeted elimination of a minor subpopulation of melanoma cells can lastingly eradicate the tumor lesion provides strong evidence that an established melanoma lesion is hierarchically organized and maintained by definite subset of cells but not by every ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2011

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, with metastasis to the heart: a case report.
 

Author(s): Masanori Kitamura, Naoki Wada, Shigenori Nagata, Norishige Iizuka, Yu-Fen Jin, Miki Tomoeda, Michiko Yuki, Norifumi Naka, Nobuhito Araki, Chikao Yutani, Yasuhiko Tomita

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A rare case is presented of a 61-year-old man with a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, with metastasis to the heart. The primary tumor originated in the right thigh in 1982. Since then, the patient has had repeated local recurrences ...

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2010

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Defining the Genetic Basis for the Development of Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease (PPNAD) and the Carney Complex
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cushing's Syndrome; Hereditary Neoplastic Syndrome; Lentigo; Neoplasm; Testicular Neoplasm

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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Cardiac Toxicity in Medical Treatment of Breast Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heart Failure; Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 7 May 2015

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Side Effects Involving the Heart in Women With Breast Cancer Receiving Doxorubicin and Trastuzumab
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer; Cardiac Toxicity; Cardiovascular Complications

 

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2014

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