The detection of thrombus in the left atrium is discussed in this chapter, along with the problem of arterial thromboembolism in patients with valvular heart disease and prosthetic heart valves. The detection and occurrence of thrombus within the left ventricle are considered, as is the frequency of thromboembolism in acute myocardial infarction, left ventricular aneurysm, and cardiomyopathy. Treatment recommendations are given for each of these medical problems.
|Number of pages||27|
|Journal||Annual Review of Medicine|
|State||Published - 1985|