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Published online: 2008-05-26
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Case repor
Left ventricular thrombus – variability of causes and clinical presentation – four case reports

Arkadiusz Derkacz, Roman Szełemej, Joanna Ciszowska-Wiatr, Teresa Nowak, Edward Bajkacz, Michał Gorawski, Kacper Jerzyk
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(5):555-557.

open access

Vol 66, No 5 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-05-26
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Thrombi occurring in heart chambers, particularly in the left ventricle, are very often due to diseases leading to heart dilation. Thrombi could dissolve spontaneously or as a result of pharmacological treatment. They could also be mobilizes and produce emboli. The risk of emboli vary significantly from low to extremely high due to different morphology and mobility of thrombi. The most effective treatment of thrombi is to cure the underlying disease. Additionally antithrombotic agents or surgical treatment may be applied. In this article 4 cases with different clinical course treated only with drugs are presented.

Abstract

Thrombi occurring in heart chambers, particularly in the left ventricle, are very often due to diseases leading to heart dilation. Thrombi could dissolve spontaneously or as a result of pharmacological treatment. They could also be mobilizes and produce emboli. The risk of emboli vary significantly from low to extremely high due to different morphology and mobility of thrombi. The most effective treatment of thrombi is to cure the underlying disease. Additionally antithrombotic agents or surgical treatment may be applied. In this article 4 cases with different clinical course treated only with drugs are presented.
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Keywords

left ventricular thrombus; myocardial infarction; systemic embolism

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Title

Case repor
Left ventricular thrombus – variability of causes and clinical presentation – four case reports

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 5 (2008)

Pages

555-557

Published online

2008-05-26

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(5):555-557.

Keywords

left ventricular thrombus
myocardial infarction
systemic embolism

Authors

Arkadiusz Derkacz
Roman Szełemej
Joanna Ciszowska-Wiatr
Teresa Nowak
Edward Bajkacz
Michał Gorawski
Kacper Jerzyk

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