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Amy is one of only a few patients in the UK who have undergone a minimally invasive procedure to remove a heart tumour.
An autopsy report showed she had a heart tumour and problems with electrical nerves in her heart, too.
An ante-natal scan showed her unborn baby had a heart tumour, and after his birth further scans detected a growth in his brain.
Abu Dhabi: A heart tumour the size of a tennis ball was removed from a 61-year-old female patient at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi: A rare heart tumour in a 17-year-old Emirati girl has successfully been removed at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, the hospital announced in a statement sent on Sunday.
Heart tumours are generally rare, occurring in one out of 1,000 to 100,000 people.
But he also noted that the heart tumours in rats - called malignant schwannomas - are similar to acoustic neuromas, a benign tumour in people involving the nerve that connects the ear to the brain, which some studies have linked to cell phone use.
But Bucher said those findings were "equivocal," emphasising that only the heart tumours provided evidence strong enough for the researchers to trust.