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Vol 63, No 10 (2005)
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Published online: 2005-10-21
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Echocardiogram of the month
Thrombus visualisation during radiofrequency catheter ablation. A case report

Aleksander Maciąg, Hanna Szwed, Mariusz Pytkowski, Alicja Kraska, Maciej Sterliński
Kardiol Pol 2005;63(10):432-433.

open access

Vol 63, No 10 (2005)
Other
Published online: 2005-10-21
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

We report two patients in whom thrombus formation during radiofrequency catheter ablation was detected by echocardiography. Resolution of thrombus after intravenous use of heparin was observed in both patients. Transesophageal and intracardiac echocardiography may be useful in management of this complicaton.

Abstract

We report two patients in whom thrombus formation during radiofrequency catheter ablation was detected by echocardiography. Resolution of thrombus after intravenous use of heparin was observed in both patients. Transesophageal and intracardiac echocardiography may be useful in management of this complicaton.
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Keywords

Transesophageal echocardiography; intracardiac echocardiography; radiofrequency catheter ablation; thrombus

About this article
Title

Echocardiogram of the month
Thrombus visualisation during radiofrequency catheter ablation. A case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 63, No 10 (2005)

Pages

432-433

Published online

2005-10-21

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2005;63(10):432-433.

Keywords

Transesophageal echocardiography
intracardiac echocardiography
radiofrequency catheter ablation
thrombus

Authors

Aleksander Maciąg
Hanna Szwed
Mariusz Pytkowski
Alicja Kraska
Maciej Sterliński

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