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Rationale: Primary cardiac angiosarcoma is a rare malignant cardiac neoplasm with early metastasis and poor prognosis. As there are currently no guidelines or effective therapeutic strategies, management of this condition depends on previous experiences of the clinician treating and the consideration of reported cases.What is the prognosis of cardiac angiosarcoma?
Background: Primary cardiac angiosarcoma is rare, but it is the most aggressive type of cardiac malignant tumor. When disease is confirmed it is often late in its stage resulting in a poor prognosis.What is angiosarcoma of the right atrial wall?
Angiosarcomas tend to be large hemorrhagic right atrial masses that may replace the right atrial wall, and may extend into the adjacent cardiac chamber (4, 8). In this case, the invasive appearance of the mass and the presence of pulmonary metastases excludes thrombus and benign lesions from the differential diagnosis.What are the treatment options for cardiac angiosarcoma?
Resection of primary cardiac angiosarcomas should be integrated with a combination of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and targeted therapy based on tumor cell gene mutation and altered expression. Keywords: cardiac angiosarcoma, chemotherapy, palliative surgery, radiotherapy