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Mobile masses in the aortic arch in a patient with acute embolic event.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21642076     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a 45-year-old woman with peripheral embolism in whom echocardiography revealed mobile masses in the aortic arch that were characterized as atherothrombi. The masses were resected surgically 2 months later, since treatment with antiplatelets, anticoagulants and statins failed to resolve them.
Loukianos S Rallidis; Costas Papadopoulos; Panayotes C Michail; Ioannis Paraskevaidis; Maria Anastasiou-Nana
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hellenic journal of cardiology : HJC = Hellēnikē kardiologikē epitheōrēsē     Volume:  52     ISSN:  2241-5955     ISO Abbreviation:  Hellenic J Cardiol     Publication Date:    2011 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-06     Completed Date:  2011-10-04     Revised Date:  2013-08-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257381     Medline TA:  Hellenic J Cardiol     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Second Department of Cardiology, Attikon Hospital, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aorta, Thoracic*
Aortic Diseases / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Brachial Artery / surgery
Calcinosis / pathology*
Echocardiography, Three-Dimensional
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Embolism, Cholesterol / surgery*,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged

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