Benign cardiac tumours: Cardiac CT and MRI imaging appearances

J. Salanitri*, D. Lisle, C. Rigsby, R. Slaughter, R. Edelman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Primary benign cardiac tumours are rarely found in clinical practice and are generally evaluated with echocardiography. However, with the increasing usage of helical multislice CT, the initial detection and evaluation of these masses may be made by the radiologist during routine daily practice for other indications. The echocardiographic, CT and cardiac MRI appearances of various benign cardiac tumours and masses are described and illustrated in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)550-558
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2008


  • Benign cardiac tumour
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac mass

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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