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Large left atrial thrombus after mitral valve replacement: how to treat?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22879556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 87-year-old lady, known to have permanent atrial fibrillation, underwent tissue mitral valve replacement at our institution. At the two-year follow-up, echocardiography revealed a large left atrial thrombus attached to the anterolateral wall and the mouth of the left atrial appendage remnant. The patient was treated with warfarin. One year later, the mass had fully resolved, thus avoiding the need for high-risk redo surgery.
Authors:
Habib Khan; Sanjay Chaubey; Alexander Hill; Jane Fisher; Olaf Wendler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  457-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
hkhan76@hotmail.com.
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