Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava Extending into the Right Atrium

Alan Lumsden, MD, and team demonstrate a unique approach to remove a leiomyosarcoma of the IVC. This procedure, beginning with the first reported robotic endovascular biopsy, could be used to approach similar complicated tumors.

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Alan Lumsden, MD

Alan Lumsden, MD

Walter W. Fondren III Distinguished Endowed Chair, DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Clinical Member, Research Institute

Biography Dr. Lumsden’s academic career began in 1989 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he completed his postdoctoral training and served as a Collaborative Scientist in the Division of Pathobiology and Immunology at the renowned ...

Mahesh Ramchandani, MD

Mahesh Ramchandani, MD

Interim Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Houston Methodist Cardiovascular Surgery Associates

Clinical Interests:     - Cardiovascular Surgery     - Blood Conservation    - Aortic Aneurysms    - Arrhythmia Surgery    - Robotic Surgery    - Thoracic Surgery    - Valvular Heart Disease   EDUCATION & TRAINING Board Certification: ...