Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2022 September 5 [Link] Michael Offin, Dilanka De Silva, Jennifer L Sauter, Jacklynn V Egger, Ellen Yorke, Prasad S Adusumilli, Andreas Rimner, Valerie W Rusch, Marjorie G Zauderer Abstract Background: Primary pericardial mesothelioma (PPM) has no accepted standard of care treatment options with management and outcomes often extrapolated from diffuse pleural…

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Current Problems in Cardiology 2022 August 22 [Link] Qiang Li, Zhiyan Qin, Dandan Sun, Ni Jiao, Huihui Zhang, Ying Li, Mingming Xiao, Mingyan Ding, Fang Zhu Abstract Diffuse primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma (PMPM) is an extremely rare and highly invasive tumor of pericardium. The tumor can infiltrate myocardium in part of cases, and will contribute…

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Translational Cancer Research 2022 May [Link] Yan Yan, Wenli Lv, Yinghao Luo, Jianlin Hu, Jie Yang Abstract Background: Primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma (PMPM) is a highly malignant tumor originating in the pericardium serosum with clinical manifestations presenting as constrictive pericarditis, with pericardial tamponade and heart failure. Malignant pericardial mesothelioma is rare and has a poor…

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Qatar Medical Journal 2022 February 22 [Link] Ahmet Askar, Ergin Erginoz, Ayse Hanım Yavuz, Vedat Durgun Abstract Background: Mesotheliomas are benign masses that can arise from any body parts that contain mesothelium, such as the abdominal, pelvic, pleural, and pericardial cavities. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma is a cystic tumor that arises from peritoneal mesothelial cells.…

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Nutrition and Cancer 2021 September 17 [Link] Sabahattin Cömertpay, Abdülmecit Gül, Mehmet Delibaş, Mehmet Semih Tekin Turhan Abstract Mesothelioma is a highly lethal cancer developing in the lung, heart, and abdominal membranes. Zingerone, a capsaicin-like bioactive compound, has been shown to have anticancer properties. Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) is an ion channel involving…

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Nutrition and Cancer 2021 September 17 [Link] Sabahattin Cömertpay, Abdülmecit Gül, Mehmet Delibaş, Mehmet Semih Tekin Turhan Abstract Mesothelioma is a highly lethal cancer developing in the lung, heart, and abdominal membranes. Zingerone, a capsaicin-like bioactive compound, has been shown to have anticancer properties. Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) is an ion channel involving…

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European Heart Journal Case Reports 2021 July 7 [Link] Leo Pölzl, Jakob Hirsch, Agnes Mayr, Christian Uprimny, Georg Oberhuber, Hansjörg J Zwick, Ludwig Müller, Gerhard Pölzl Abstract Background: Primary pericardial mesothelioma (PPM) is a rare form of highly aggressive cancer. Many patients are diagnosed only at an advanced stage. Therefore, the overall survival rate is…

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Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021 May 26 [Link] Pietro Bertoglio, Elena Garelli, Jury Brandolini, Kenji Kawamukai, Filippo Antonacci, Sara Ricciardi, Alessandro Cipolli, Barbara Bonfanti, Sergio Nicola Forti Parri, Niccolò Daddi, Giampiero Dolci, Piergiorgio Solli Abstract Mesothelioma is an aggressive disease arising from parietal pleura. Surgery is a valuable option in the frame of a multimodality…

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Cancer Medicine 2021 May 26 [Link] Runzhi Huang, Zixuan Zheng, Sijia Liu, Penghui Yan, Dianwen Song, Huabin Yin, Peng Hu, Xiaolong Zhu, Zhengyan Chang, Yihan Liu, Juanwei Zhuang, Tong Meng, Zongqiang Huang, Jie Zhang Abstract Mesothelioma (MESO) is an infrequent tumor derived from mesothelial cells of pleura, peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis testis. Despite advancement…

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International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 2020 July 17 [Link] Shigefumi Matsuyama, Tomohiro Imazuru, Masateru Uchiyama, Hiroo Ota, Mitsuru Iida, Tomoki Shimokawa Abstract Introduction: Primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma is a rare tumor that is very difficult to diagnose. Furthermore, it is a lethal disease, because patients usually have progressed at the time of referral. Presentation…

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