Images in cardiovascular medicine a a a b Antonio De Luca , Stefano Albani , Francesco Negri , Manuel Belgrano , c a a Rossana Bussani , Irena Tavcar and Gianfranco Sinagra J Cardiovasc Med 2018, 19:126 – 128 were cold and without peripheral pulses. The patient was in sinus rhythm. An urgent CT-angiography scan was Keywords: embolic mass, embolic stroke, myxoma, myxoma recurrence performed that showed aortic bifurcation occlusion a b Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, Department of Radiology extended to the iliac arteries bilaterally (Fig. 1, panel a), and Department of Pathology, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Trieste, multifocal embolic ischemia of kidneys (Fig. 1, panel b) Trieste, Italy and spleen (Fig. 1, panel c) and large right hemispheric Correspondence to Francesco Negri, MD, Cardiology Department, Azienda cerebral stroke (Fig. 1, panel c). Due to the late presenta- Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti Trieste, Via Valdoni, 1, Trieste, Italy Tel: +39 3339194101; e-mail: email@example.com tion of the neurological symptoms (>6 h), thrombolysis and endovascular treatment was not feasible. Received 20 October 2017 Revised 28 November 2017 Accepted 16 December 2017 An urgent embolectomy by bilateral femoral approach was performed and the surgical samples of the lesion A 48-year-old
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