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Surgical Management of Giant Descending Aortic Thrombus Detected by Transesophageal Echocardiography.
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PMID:  11062316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
With the advent of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), giant thrombi of the descending aorta are becoming increasingly recognized as possible sources of peripheral emboli. This report describes the management of three patients presenting with multiple unexplained peripheral emboli. All three patients were treated successfully with aortic thrombectomy and long-term anticoagulation.
Modi; Longo; Kopf; Elefteriades
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Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1615-5939     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Angiol.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504821     Medline TA:  Int J Angiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  243-245     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Surgery, Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
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