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Diagnosis of left ventricular thrombi by two-dimensional echocardiography.
  1. R S Meltzer,
  2. D Guthaner,
  3. H Rakowski,
  4. R L Popp,
  5. R P Martin

    Abstract

    Sixteen patients had two-dimensional echocardiographic diagnosis of the presence or absence of left ventricular thrombi and anatomical, radiological, or clinical confirmation of the diagnosis. Eleven patients had positive diagnoses, which were confirmed in 10 and possibly incorrect in one. Five other records were reviewed because the patients had undergone aneurysmectomy after two-dimensional echocardiograms: three were true negative and two were false negative studies.

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