Document Detail


Rapid Progression of Left Ventricular Thrombus with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Detected by Preoperative Transthoracic Echocardiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23196659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a successfully treated case of rapid progressive left ventricular (LV) thrombus with ischemic cardiomyopathy. Initially, the patient was scheduled to undergo only coronary artery bypass grafting. After two months, preoperative echocardiography revealed a previously undetected ball-like thrombus in the LV cavity. Surgical revascularization and thrombectomy were performed. No systemic embolism was associated with surgical manipulation during the perioperative period. Repeated preoperative evaluation for the presence of thrombus by transthoracic or transesophageal echocardiography is essential in cases of ischemic cardiomyopathy.
Authors:
Satoshi Kimura; Masayoshi Umesue; Sho Matsuyama; Kanzi Matsui
Related Documents :
2373099 - Association of patient delay with symptoms, cardiac enzymes, and outcome in acute myoca...
3967159 - Duration of chest pain associated with acute myocardial infarction: a predictor of long...
2487799 - Syndrome x.
2712899 - Thallium myocardial scanning in the emergency department evaluation of chest pain.
18695429 - Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome: a 4-year experience.
23160339 - Electrical storm: definitions, clinical importance, and treatment.
7496899 - Effects of endotoxin on the guinea pig heart response to ischemia reperfusion injury.
8579029 - Early reduction of neurohumoral factors plays a key role in mediating the efficacy of b...
12239969 - Billroth i versus billroth ii versus roux-en-y after subtotal gastrectomy. prospective ...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2186-1005     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9703158     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Regurgitation with Rare Left Ventricular Non-Compaction.
Next Document:  Surgical Management of Subaortic Stenosis.