Surgical treatment of hydatid cysts of the heart: A report of 3 cases and a review of the literature


Salih O., Celik S., Topcuoglu M., Kisacikoglu B., Tokcan A.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.41, no.4, pp.321-327, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.321-327

Abstract

Because the clinical signs and symptoms of cardiac hydatid cyst are nonspecific and highly variable, this disease may be difficult to diagnose. In this report, the cases of 3 patients with cardiac hydatid cysts located in the subepicardium are presented.