Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 83-85

Unusual site of left ventricular thrombus after acute myocardial infarction


Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Amjad Ali
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research, Jaya Nagar, 9th Block, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru - 560 069, Karnataka
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2211-4122.166081

Rights and Permissions

Left ventricular (LV) thrombus formation is a frequent complication in patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction (MI). Its incidence is lower with inferior wall MI. Risk factors for the development of LV thrombus are consistently irrespective of infarct treatment and include large infarct size, severe apical akinesia or dyskinesia LV aneurysm, and anterior MI.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2271    
    Printed53    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded103    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal