Published in Physician Law Weekly, August 17th, 2005
Study 1: Computed tomography (CT) was recommended for diagnosing intracardiac thrombi and tumors.
According to a study from the United States, "Although cardiac tumors are rare, they nevertheless represent an important subgroup, the diagnosis of which is challenging for the primary care physician. Symptoms are not characteristic and serious complications including stroke, myocardial infarction and even sudden death from arrhythmia may be the first signs of tumor."
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