ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Left Atrial Leimyosarcoma
Aytekin OTO, Devrim AKINCI, Aytekin BESİM
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara

Cardiac leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumour and its prognosis is dismal. Surgery lengthens survival, but recurrences usually occur in the short term. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is useful for the assessment of cardiac masses. We present the postoperative MRI findings of a case of a recurrent left atrial leiomyosarcoma.

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