Myxoma

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What is a Myxoma?

A myxoma is a benign primary cardiac tumor that grows on the wall (atrial septum) that separates the two sides of the heart.

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How is a Myxoma Treated at TriHealth?

Myxomas are surgically removed, once they reach a specific size, or are in a position that may threaten the well-being of the patient.

Cardiac Surgery

Our cardiac specialists perform over 650 heart surgeries every year, including procedures performed using minimally invasive techniques.    

Structural Heart Repairs

Our interventional cardiologists boast a 100 percent success rate on catheter-based closure of a patent foramen ovale (PFO).

 

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