Tumors (Cardiovascular)


  1. Lombardini ED, Virmani R, Blanchard TW, Lafond JF, Ménard S, Doré M.  Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in the right auricle of an adult, male Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).  J Med Primatol. 2010 Oct;39(5):315-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0684.2010.00411.x.  PMID: 20444002
  2. Burke A, Virmani R Pediatric heart tumors.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 2008 Jul-Aug;17(4):193-8. doi: 10.1016/j.carpath.2007.08.008. Epub 2008 Mar 4. Review.  PMID: 18402818
  3. Burke A, Jeudy J Jr, Virmani R.  Cardiac tumours: an update: Cardiac tumours.  Heart. 2008 Jan;94(1):117-23. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 18083956
  4. Jain RK, Finn AV, Kolodgie FD, Gold HK, Virmani R. Antiangiogenic therapy for normalization of atherosclerotic plaque vasculature: a potential strategy for plaque stabilization.  Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Sep;4(9):491-502. Review.  PMID: 17712362
  5. Burke A, Li L, Kling E, Kutys R, Virmani R, Miettinen M.  Cardiac inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: a “benign” neoplasm that may result in syncope, myocardial infarction, and sudden death.  Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Jul;31(7):1115-22.  PMID: 17592279
  6. Kurup AN, Tazelaar HD, Edwards WD, Burke AP, Virmani R, Klarich KW, Orszulak TA.  Iatrogenic cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: a study of 12 cases (1990 to 2000).  Hum Pathol. 2002 Dec;33(12):1165-9.  PMID: 12514783
  7. Burke AP, Gatto-Weis C, Griego JE, Ellington KS, Virmani R. Adult cellular rhabdomyoma of the heart: a report of 3 cases.  Hum Pathol. 2002 Nov;33(11):1092-7.  PMID: 12454813
  8. Virmani R, Farb A, Carter AJ, Jones RM. Pathology of radiation-induced coronary artery disease in human and pig.  Cardiovasc Radiat Med. 1999 Jan-Mar;1(1):98-101. Review.   PMID: 11272363
  9. Burke AP, Andriko JA, Virmani R. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (CD 30+), T-phenotype, in the heart of an HIV-positive man.  Cardiovasc Pathol. 2000 Jan-Feb;9(1):49-52. PMID: 10739907
  10. Burke AP, Afzal MN, Barnett DS, Virmani R.  Sudden death after a cold drink: case report.  Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1999 Mar;20(1):37-9.   PMID: 10208334
  11. Burke AP, Ribe JK, Bajaj AK, Edwards WD, Farb A, Virmani R.  Hamartoma of mature cardiac myocytes.  Hum Pathol. 1998 Sep;29(9):904-9.  PMID: 9744305
  12. Cina SJ, Smialek JE, Burke AP, Virmani R, Hutchins GM.  Primary cardiac tumors causing sudden death: a review of the literature.   Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1996 Dec;17(4):271-81. Review.   PMID: 8947350
  13. Burke A, Virmani R. More on cardiac myxomas.  N Engl J Med. 1996 Nov 7;335(19):1462-63; author reply 1463-4. No abstract available.   PMID: 8927083
  14. Princess Takamatsu Symp. 1995;23:260-7. Adamson RH, Farb A, Virmani R, Snyderwine EG, Thorgeirsson SS, Takayama S, Sugimura T, Dalgard DW, Thorgeirsson UP.   PMID: 8844817
  15. Burke AP, Rosado-de-Christenson M, Templeton PA, Virmani R. Cardiac fibroma: clinicopathologic correlates and surgical treatment.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1994 Nov;108(5):862-70.  PMID: 7967668
  16. Burke AP, Virmani R. Cardiac myxoma. A clinicopathologic study.  Am J Clin Pathol. 1993 Dec;100(6):671-80.  PMID: 8249916
  17. Burke AP, Virmani R. Sarcomas of the great vessels. A clinicopathologic study.  Cancer. 1993 Mar 1;71(5):1761-73.  PMID: 8448740
  18. Burke AP, Cowan D, Virmani R.  Primary sarcomas of the heart.  Cancer. 1992 Jan 15;69(2):387-95.  PMID: 1728367
  19. Edwards FH, Hale D, Cohen A, Thompson L, Pezzella AT, Virmani R. Primary cardiac valve tumors.  Ann Thorac Surg. 1991 Nov;52(5):1127-31.  PMID: 1953134
  20. Seidman JD, Berman JJ, Hitchcock CL, Becker RL Jr, Mergner W, Moore GW, Virmani R, Yetter RA.  DNA analysis of cardiac myxomas: flow cytometry and image analysis.  Hum Pathol. 1991 May;22(5):494-500.  PMID: 2032696
  21. Burke AP, Virmani R.  Osteosarcomas of the heart. Am J Surg Pathol. 1991 Mar;15(3):289-95.  PMID: 1705103
  22. Burke AP, Virmani R. Cardiac rhabdomyoma: a clinicopathologic study.  Mod Pathol. 1991 Jan;4(1):70-4. PMID: 2020664
  23. Luthringer DJ, Virmani R, Weiss SW, Rosai J. A distinctive cardiovascular lesion resembling histiocytoid (epithelioid) hemangioma. Evidence suggesting mesothelial participation.  Am J Surg Pathol. 1990 Nov;14(11):993-1000.  PMID: 2240358
  24. Burke AP, Anderson PG, Virmani R, James TN, Herrera GA, Ceballos R. Tumor of the atrioventricular nodal region. A clinical and immunohistochemical study.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1990 Oct;114(10):1057-62.  PMID: 2222148
  25. Hemangiomas of the heart. A clinicopathologic study of ten cases.  Burke A, Johns JP, Virmani R.   Am J Cardiovasc Pathol. 1990;3(4):283-90. Review   PMID: 2129569
  26. Rogan KM, Sears-Rogan P, Virmani R, Pyeritz RE. Familial myxomatous valvular disease.  Am J Cardiol. 1989 May 1;63(15):1149-51. No abstract available.  PMID: 2705389
  27. Steigman CK, Anderson DW, Macher AM, Sennesh JD, Virmani R. Fatal cardiac tamponade in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome with epicardial Kaposi’s sarcoma.  Am Heart J. 1988 Oct;116(4):1105-7. No abstract available.   PMID: 3177182
  28. Cates CU, Virmani R, Vaughn WK, Robertson RM. Electrocardiographic markers of cardiac metastasis.  Am Heart J. 1986 Dec;112(6):1297-303.  PMID: 3788778
  29. Wright EP, Glick AD, Virmani R, Page DL. Aortic intimal sarcoma with embolic metastases.  Am J Surg Pathol. 1985 Dec;9(12):890-7.  PMID: 3000205
  30. Herhusky MJ, Gregg SB, Virmani R, Chun PK, Bender H, Gray GF Jr. Cardiac sarcomas presenting as metastatic disease. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1985 Oct;109(10):943-5.  PMID: 3840005
  31. Atkinson JB, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr, Forman MB, Virmani R.  Cardiac infections in the immunocompromised host.  Cardiol Clin. 1984 Nov;2(4):671-86.  PMID: 6400010
  32. Atkinson JB, Connor DH, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA, Virmani R. Cardiac fungal infections: review of autopsy findings in 60 patients.  Hum Pathol. 1984 Oct;15(10):935-42.  PMID: 6479974
  33. Virmani R, Khedekar RR, Robinowitz M, McAllister HA Jr. Tumor embolization in coronary artery causing myocardial infarction.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1983 May;107(5):243-5. No abstract available.   PMID: 6687670
  34. Isner JM, Ferrans VJ, Cohen SR, Witkind BG, Virmani R, Gottdiener JS, Beck JR, Roberts WC. Clinical and morphologic cardiac findings after anthracycline chemotherapy. Analysis of 64 patients studied at necropsy.  Am J Cardiol. 1983 Apr;51(7):1167-74.  PMID: 6573121
  35. Virmani R, Clark MA, Posey DM, McAllister HA Jr.  Right atrial myxoma causing pulmonary emboli and pulmonary hypertension.  Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1982 Sep;3(3):249-52. No abstract available.   PMID: 7148778
  36. Olson TA, Virmani R, Ansinelli RA, Lee DH, Mosijczuk AD, Marsella RC, Ruymann FB.  Cardiomyopathy in a child with hypereosinophilic syndrome.  Pediatr Cardiol. 1982;3(2):161-9.  PMID: 7155951
  37. Waller BF, Gottdiener JS, Virmani R, Roberts WC. The “charcoal heart;” melanoma to the cor.  Chest. 1980 May;77(5):671-6. No abstract available.  PMID: 7363689
  38. Isner JM, Falcone MW, Virmani R, Roberts WC. Cardiac sarcoma causing “ASH” and simulating coronary heart disease.  Am J Med. 1979 Jun;66(6):1025-30. No abstract available.  PMID: 156497