Masas cardíacas, utilidad de la ecocardiografía transesofágica durante el intraperioperatorio

Fernando Dominella, Luis Masco, Silvina Longo
2020 Revista Chilena de Anestesia  
We present our experience in cardiac tumor resection surgery in adult patients: 30 subjects with sternotomy approach with later diagnosis of myxomas (12), fibroelastomas (7), sarcomas (4), cardiac methastasis of a breast cancer and cardiac invasion of renal tumor (6), and 3 with videothroacoscopic approach with diagnosis of atrial myxoma (2) and intraventricular sarcoma (1). We highlight the usefulness of TEE as an essential monitor in this subtype of cardiac surgery in allowing location
more » ... ing location confirmation and completion of resection. Likewise as anesthesiologists and active participants of the surgical team, we were able to document absence of residual heart defects, lesions or perforations or dysfunction of heart valves. Evaluation of preexisting anatomy and function and post Cardiopulmonary Bypass ventricular function and circulation were important in early diagnosis of complications.
doi:10.25237/revchilanestv49n04-10 fatcat:aptnabipp5aazp7bl4phgqmuum