Free-floating left atrial thrombus complicating mitral stenosis

Paula Awamleh, Oscar González, Francisco Luquero

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Abstract

Free-floating thrombus is a rare disorder that usually occurs in the setting of a dilated left atrium. It is an important condition because it can produce sudden death by obstructing the mitral orifice or cause embolic events. Early diagnosis and surgical treatment are mandatory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)418-419
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Echocardiography
Volume7
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Free-floating ball thrombus
  • Mitral stenosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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