Usefulness of transthoracic echocardiography for identification of left atrial thrombus before balloon mitral valvuloplasty

K. Mahadevan Krishnamoorthy, Jaganmohan A. Tharakan, Thomas Titus, V. Kumaran Ajithkumar, Anil Bhat, Sivadasan Pillai Harikrishnan, Ramachandran Padmakumar

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Abstract

The objectives of this study were (1) to identify clinical and transthoracic echocardiographic features of patients with mitral stenosis who have thrombus recognized on transesophageal echocardiography, and (2) to define a clinical and echocardiographic model to predict the presence of left atrial thrombus in these patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1132-1134
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume92
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2003

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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