Published in Hospital Law Weekly, April 10th, 2008
"The diagnosis of a cardiac tumor may be suggested by the clinical presentation, but can seldom be made on history and physical examination alone. The diagnosis can be made with a fair degree of accuracy in most cases, by combining the clinical presentation with the known typical findings on cardiac imaging. The two-dimensional echocardiogram is the imaging modality of choice for cardiac tumors. However, owing to limitations in image quality, as well as...
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