Intracardiac Thrombus in Transit Detected by Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Leon L. Chen, Zuhair Salah, Neil A. Halpern

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Abstract

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a condition with a high rate of morbidity and mortality if it is not recognized and treated in a timely fashion. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a useful tool that can help clinicians make prompt diagnosis. We present a case where we diagnosed massive PE through visualizing an intracardiac thrombus in transit, and we highlight some important ultrasonographic features.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-287
Number of pages3
JournalCritical Care Nursing Quarterly
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • intracardiac thrombus
  • point-of-care ultrasound
  • pulmonary embolism

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