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Cardiac Imaging for Assessment of Left Ventricular Thrombus

… References Article Cardiac Imaging for Assessment of Left Ventricular Thrombus Register or Login to View PDF Permissions Views: …

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Excimer Laser Atherectomy in Acute Myocardial Infarction — Evidence-based Treatment Approach

… discretions: AMI, acute thrombosis, and depressed left ventricular ejection fraction. The FDA decision and the noted … illuminate the special interaction of excimer laser with thrombus and on clinical evidence from numerous multicenter …

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Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Non-Valvular AF

… Metrics Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices for Stroke Prevention … may be involved in offloading atrial pressure during left ventricular systole. As ventricular rate increases, LAA … decreases during early diastole causing increased risk of thrombus formation particularly in patients with non-valvular …

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ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a Patient with Polycythemia Vera Managed with High-dose Tirofiban Pre-treatment, Aspiration Thrombectomy, and Paclitaxel-eluting Stent Implantation

… this is the first reported case of STEMI with massive thrombus burden in a patient with PCV, treated successfully … coronary artery disease with luminal irregularities of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery and mild disease of all … area of hypokinesis at the apex, with normal overall left ventricular systolic function. Clinically, the patient did …

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Cardiovascular Applications of Ultrasound Contrast Agents

… It now has a number of clinical applications, including left ventricular cavity opacification and Doppler signal … agents are also very useful in ruling in or ruling out thrombus in the LV cavity. 19,20 The apex is not always …

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The Expanding Role of Echocardiography in Patients with Heart Failure

… following clinical questions: Is the problem purely one of ventricular performance or is there other underlying … a detailed assessment of cardiac anatomy, right and left ventricular systolic and diastolic function, valvular … It may also identify complications such as intra-cavitary thrombus. Systolic Function The assessment of left

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Excimer Laser Atherectomy in Acute Myocardial Infarction-Evidence-based Treatment Approach

… References Topaz O,"Focus on the infarct related artery: a thrombus runs through it", Cath. Cardiovasc. Intervent. … syndromes in those with - versus - those without normal left ventricular ejection fraction",Am. J. Cardiol. (2003), 91: …

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Update - Clinical Value of Contrast-enhanced Ultrasound

… in patients with suboptimal echocardiograms to opacify the left ventricular chamber and to improve the delineation of the … the injection of the ultrasound contrast agent was a large thrombus, which was identified in the apex of the heart (see …

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Transesophageal Echocardiography

… as the arch of the aorta, descending thoracic aorta, and left atrial image, due to the location of these structures … a higher accuracy in identifying abnormal lesions such as thrombus in atria, atrial appendage, plaques in the aorta, … without it. 12 Echocardiographic risk factors include left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction, LV hypertrophy, left

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Transesophageal Echocardiography

… as the arch of the aorta, descending thoracic aorta, and left atrial image, due to the location of these structures … a higher accuracy in identifying abnormal lesions such as thrombus in atria, atrial appendage, plaques in the aorta, … without it. Echocardiographic risk factors include left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction, LV hypertrophy, left

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