Massive floating thrombus in the ascending aorta

Massive floating thrombus in the ascending aorta Int J Cardiovasc Imaging (2017) 33:1443–1444 DOI 10.1007/s10554-017-1123-1 IMAGES IN CV APPLICATIONS 1,2 1 1 1 Johann Auer  · Gerhard Vorreiter  · Franz Gurtner  · Carina Primus  · Robert Berent   Received: 10 March 2017 / Accepted: 20 March 2017 / Published online: 1 April 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 A 89-year-old man was referred for evaluation of recent function (LV-ejection fraction 39%), mildly enlarged left onset chest pain and right sided hemianopsia. The medi- atrium, normal Doppler velocities through the aortic and cal history was unremarkable without risk factors for mitral valves, and a very mobile pedunculated free-float- coagulopathy. He was a life-long nonsmoker with no his- ing thrombus in the ascending aorta that was attached to tory of thrombosis. On admission, blood pressure was a mildly atherosclerotic aortic wall (Fig.  1c, arrow). A 140/75  mmHg, heart rate was 104 beats per min and the 48-h holter rhythm monitor revealed regular sinus rhythm. patient had normal heart sounds on auscultation. Cerebral The patient underwent transesophageal echocardiography nonenhanced computed tomography showed a hypoat- (TEE) and 64-slice CT angiography, which confirmed the tenuating focus in the left posterior cerebral artery terri- previous TTE findings (Fig.  1d–f-arrow, and video sup- tory, consistent with cerebral http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging Springer Journals

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/massive-floating-thrombus-in-the-ascending-aorta-OsCHxxuEDp
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Cardiology; Imaging / Radiology; Cardiac Imaging
ISSN
1569-5794
eISSN
1573-0743
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10554-017-1123-1
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging (2017) 33:1443–1444 DOI 10.1007/s10554-017-1123-1 IMAGES IN CV APPLICATIONS 1,2 1 1 1 Johann Auer  · Gerhard Vorreiter  · Franz Gurtner  · Carina Primus  · Robert Berent   Received: 10 March 2017 / Accepted: 20 March 2017 / Published online: 1 April 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 A 89-year-old man was referred for evaluation of recent function (LV-ejection fraction 39%), mildly enlarged left onset chest pain and right sided hemianopsia. The medi- atrium, normal Doppler velocities through the aortic and cal history was unremarkable without risk factors for mitral valves, and a very mobile pedunculated free-float- coagulopathy. He was a life-long nonsmoker with no his- ing thrombus in the ascending aorta that was attached to tory of thrombosis. On admission, blood pressure was a mildly atherosclerotic aortic wall (Fig.  1c, arrow). A 140/75  mmHg, heart rate was 104 beats per min and the 48-h holter rhythm monitor revealed regular sinus rhythm. patient had normal heart sounds on auscultation. Cerebral The patient underwent transesophageal echocardiography nonenhanced computed tomography showed a hypoat- (TEE) and 64-slice CT angiography, which confirmed the tenuating focus in the left posterior cerebral artery terri- previous TTE findings (Fig.  1d–f-arrow, and video sup- tory, consistent with cerebral

Journal

The International Journal of Cardiovascular ImagingSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 1, 2017

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off