[Threatened paradoxical embolism: its direct visualization by two-dimensional echocardiography].

@article{Dominicis1995ThreatenedPE,
  title={[Threatened paradoxical embolism: its direct visualization by two-dimensional echocardiography].},
  author={Ennio De Dominicis and Mauro Boschello and Giuliano Trevisan and Roberto De Nardis},
  journal={Giornale italiano di cardiologia},
  year={1995},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={733-6}
}
We describe the case of a 67-year-old patient, who had a stroke with subsequent right hemiparesis two years before coming under our observation. Afterwards he had no more pathological manifestation until he had sudden dyspnoea and marked cyanosis, following a prolonged immobilization due to intervention for slipped disc. Symptomatology regressed rapidly… CONTINUE READING