A 41-year-old female asked:
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i had a large pericardial cyst removed in may 2009 via vats procedure. my question is, can these cysts come back after a resection?

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Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Possible: May need periodical follow up.
Answered on Oct 5, 2012
Dr. David Cooke
21 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It can: But if the entire cyst was removed, then unlikely.
Answered on Mar 17, 2013

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