Acute ischemic stroke on the setting of left atrial myxoma: optimal time for cardiac surgery

Quoc Bui, San Tran, Steven Pham, Vien Phan, Khiet Nguyen, Ngoc Mai, Thoai Nguyen, Lac Nguyen, Thanh Hoang, Chuong Le, Hashim Chaudhry, Amandeep Goyal, Duc Nguyen, Dat Q Ha, Doi Huynh, Phillip Tran


The surgical resection timing of left atrial (LA) myxoma is still controversial in concern for the risk of further embolic phenomena if delayed surgery versus hemorrhagic transformation during early surgery. We describe a case of 60-year-old man without significant past medical history admitted with two-day of double vision and found to have LA myxoma. Multiple factors including clinical aspects and comorbidities should be evaluated to decide the favorable management.

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

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