Occult infiltrating bi-ventricular papillary renal cell carcinoma metastasis found during coronary artery bypass graft surgery - Abstract

Metastatic papillary renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to the heart has never been reported.

We report the case of a 73-year-old patient with papillary RCC metastatic to the left and right ventricles, found during a triple vessel coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Written by:
Mollberg NM, Johnson NB, Ying SC, Abdelhady K, Massad MG, Chung DE.   Are you the author?
Department of Surgery, Divisions of General Surgery, University of Illinois at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, IL., USA.

Reference: Can Urol Assoc J. 2012 Apr;6(2):E54-6.
doi: 10.5489/cuaj.11144

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 22511433

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