A surgical approach on an emergency basis for removal of Wilms' tumor with intracardiac neoplastic extension

YILMAZ M., Demircin M., DOĞAN R., GÜVENER M., Ozisik K., Celiker A., ...More

Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research, vol.20, no.4, pp.609-610, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Journal Name: Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.609-610
  • Keywords: Cardiac extension, Cardiopulmonary by pass, Wilms' tumor
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Extension of Wilms' tumor through inferior vena cava into the heart two years after the completion of therapy, is a very rare clinical aspect. We succesfully operated on a 7 year old girl who had a huge right atrial mass which filled the right ventricle and right ventricular out flow tract, on an emergency basis using cardiopulmonary by pass.