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Aortic valve thrombus presenting as a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18222644     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thrombosis of prosthetic heart valves is well known; however it rarely occurs on native heart valves. To our knowledge there are no reports of native aortic valve thrombus in the absence of blood dyscrasia or prior valve pathology. We describe a patient who presented with a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) caused by a large aortic valve thrombus.
Charles Bradley Jones; Teresa Draughn; Abdel-Mohsen Nomeir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-01-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-01     Completed Date:  2008-08-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  876.e1-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Valve*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Diagnosis, Differential
Endosonography / methods
Heart Diseases / complications,  diagnosis,  surgery
Heart Valve Prosthesis*
Myocardial Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology*
Prosthesis Failure
Thrombosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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