Metastatic tumor of the heart: description of a caseBaratella, Maria C.; Calamelli, Sara; D’Este, DanieleJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine: October 2011 - Volume 12 - Issue 10 - p 741–742 doi: 10.2459/JCM.0b013e32834ab683 Images in cardiovascular medicine Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics We present the case of a 67-year-old man with a carcinoma of the lung and a metastatic tumor of the heart. The diagnosis was made on the basis of echocardiogram. In this patient, the first and unique cardiac symptom was irreversible sustained ventricular arrhythmia leading to death. aCardiology Unit, Civic Hospital, Dolo, Venice bCardiology Unit, Civic Hospital, Mirano, Venice, Italy Correspondence to Daniele D’Este, MD, Cardiology Unit, Civic Hospital, Riviera XXIX Aprile 2, 30031 Dolo, Venice, Italy E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Received 19 April, 2011 Revised 10 June, 2011 Accepted 29 June, 2011 © 2011 Italian Federation of Cardiology. All rights reserved.