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Percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty with bilateral carotid protection in 2 cases of left atrial thrombus.
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PMID:  21180315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present 2 cases of mitral stenosis with left atrial thrombus who underwent Balloon Mitral Valvotomy with bilateral carotid protection using SpiderFX, distal protection devices to minimize the risk of neuroembolic stroke. One patient was critical MS in congestive heart failure with a highly mobile left atrial appendage clot (LAA) and the second patient was a young female who declined surgery and had an LAA clot which did not respond to warfarin therapy.
Authors:
N O Bansal; Bhanu Duggal; R Omnath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  179-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharastra, India.
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