Angiosarcoma of the main pulmonary artery-hand-made conduit reconstruction

Firas Darawsha, Ran Kramer, Ehud Raanani, Milton Saute

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Pulmonary artery angiosarcoma is a rare malignant vascular tumour with a poor prognosis and a grim clinical course. Common clinical presentations include shortness of breath, coughing and haemoptysis. Differential diagnosis includes thromboembolism and lung carcinoma. Rarity of the tumour and the consequent lack of treatment guidelines further worsen the prognosis. We report a case of pulmonary artery angiosarcoma involving the main pulmonary artery and its bifurcation with emphasis on the surgical treatment.

Original languageEnglish
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 3 Aug 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • Angiosarcoma
  • Pericardial conduit
  • Pneumonectomy


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