Carlos Alvarez-Ortega

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A n 83-year-old woman with chronic atrial fibrillation and hypertension underwent left atrial appendage occlusion at another center with a 22-mm Amplatzer cardiac plug (St. Jude Medical, Minneapolis, Minnesota) after embolic central retinal artery occlusion while receiving treatment with dabigatran. Dual antiplatelet therapywith aspirin and clopidogrel was(More)
Given the patient’s ethnic origin and the findings (intraventricular conduction disorder, multifocal ventricular ectopics, nonsustained ventricular tachycardias, and an inferoposterior aneurysm), Chagas heart disease was suspected; serology was positive. Coronary angiography was performed, showing no lesions of the epicardial arteries. No sustained(More)
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