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A Case of Mobile Aortic Arch Thrombus with Systemic Embolisation-A Management Dilemma.
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PMID:  24239061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of splenic infarct secondary to embolisation from a polypoid 17mm×10mm thoracic aorta thrombi in a 60 year-old female. The management and prognostic value of thoracic aorta thrombi are poorly defined in literature. This patient was successfully treated with oral anticoagulation as opposed to surgical intervention. Repeat transoesophageal echocardiography and computed tomography have demonstrated marked reduction in thrombi size with no further embolic event.
Authors:
Priyanka Dhillon; Dale Murdoch; Rohan Jayasinghe; Selvanayagam Niranjan
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung Circ     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Blvd, Southport, QLD 4215, Australia. Electronic address: priyankadhillon84@hotmail.com.
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