Cardiac Tumor Resection and Reconstruction
Cardiac tumor resection is the removal of a tumor from the heart. The resection will also remove some of the healthy tissue surrounding the tumor.
Reconstruction surgery may also be needed if a large area is affected.
Anatomy of the Heart
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Last reviewedFebruary 2014by Michael Woods, MD
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