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Management of an acute ischemic stroke during thrombolytic treatment in a pregnant patient with prosthetic valve thrombosis
(Akademiai Kiado Rt., 2017)
Prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) is a life-threatening complication in pregnant women with mechanical prosthetic heart valves. Thrombolytic therapy (TT) has evolved as an effective treatment alternative to surgery, which ...
Complementary role of cardiac computed tomography to transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation of prosthetic valve dysfunction
(Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2017)
Dear Editor, We have read with great interest the article by Suh et al. describingtheadded value of cardiaccomputed tomography(CT) in theevaluationof pannus overgrowth on mechanical prosthetic valves. Cardiac CThas a ...
Evaluation of the potential predictors of embolism in patients with left atrial myxoma
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2019)
Introduction: Cardiac myxomas are the most common primary intracardiac tumors. Although myxomas are histologically benign, they are potentially dangerous due to potential risk of systemic and cerebral embolism. In this ...
Thrombus formation in the interrupted segment of the aorta
(Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2017)
Interrupted aorta is a very rare heart defect in which there is a gap between the ascending and the descending thoracic aorta. It is usually associated with other cardiac anomalies, including ventricular septal defect, ...