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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Günther, T; Schreiber, C; Noebauer, C; Eicken, A; Lange, R 
Title:
Treatment strategies for pediatric patients with primary cardiac and pericardial tumors: a 30-year review. 
Abstract:
This study reviewed different types of primary cardiac and mediastinal tumors in infants and children as well as their clinical presentation and management. Altogether, 34 consecutive patients followed from 1976 through December 2005 were analyzed. Of these 34 patients, 14 (41%) underwent surgery and 20 (59%) with rhabdomyomas were managed conservatively. Histologic examination of the surgically resected tumors showed teratoma in four patients, rhabdomyoma in four patients, and hemangioma in two...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pediatr Cardiol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
29 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1071-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0172-0643 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie; r Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler