European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 0 (2018) 1 IMAGES IN CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERY doi:10.1093/ejcts/ezy138 Cite this article as: Gao C, Pan J, Tao Y, Li F. Huge encapsulated thrombus secondary to myocardial infarction. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2018; doi:10.1093/ejcts/ ezy138. a a, a b Chengjie Gao , Jingwei Pan *, Yijing Tao and Feng Li Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Afﬁliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China Department of Cardiac Surgery, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Afﬁliated Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China * Corresponding author. Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital, No. 600 Yishan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China. Tel: +86-189-30173996; e-mail: email@example.com (J. Pan). Received 23 January 2018; received in revised form 2 March 2018; accepted 14 March 2018 Keywords: Myocardial infarction • Aneurysm • Thrombus Figure 1: (A–C) A 69-year-old man underwent an elective percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). (D) As the thickness of the left ventricular anterior wall gradually increased to 60 mm within 1 year of follow-up, the patient underwent ventricular restoration as described by Dor (Dor V, Saab M, Coste P, Kornaszewska M, Montiglio F. Left ventricular aneurysm: new surgical approach. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1989;37:11–19). (E) The thrombus was conﬁrmed by histopathology. Unfortunately, the patient did not survive due to cerebral embolism 7 days after the operation. It is crucial to prevent perioperative complications. The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved. Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/ejcts/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/ejcts/ezy138/4970491 by Ed 'DeepDyve' Gillespie user on 12 July 2018 IMAGES IN CARDIO- THORACIC SURGERY
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery – Oxford University Press
Published: Apr 13, 2018
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