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Heart 89:1061 doi:10.1136/heart.89.9.1061
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Transoesophageal echocardiography imaging of a large left atrium thrombus: a two and a half year follow up

  1. D Chrissos,
  2. C Loupa,
  3. P Antonatos
  1. dimchrissos@hotmail.com

    Patients with left atrial thrombus are considered at high risk for thromboembolic events. Transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) is highly accurate for diagnosis of atrial thrombi and gives the possibility to serially evaluate the effects of anticoagulant treatment.

    We present the case of a 79 year old woman who was admitted to the hospital suffering from acute stroke. …