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A 41-year-old female asked:

I had a large pericardial cyst removed in may 2009 via vats procedure. my question is, can these cysts come back after a resection?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Possible: May need periodical follow up.
Dr. David Cooke
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
It can: But if the entire cyst was removed, then unlikely.
Last updated Mar 17, 2013

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