A large left atrial myxoma detected in emergency department using bedside transthoracic echocardiography

@inproceedings{Rao2011ALL,
  title={A large left atrial myxoma detected in emergency department using bedside transthoracic echocardiography},
  author={Mamatha Punjee Raja Rao and Panduranga Prashanth and Mohammed Khamis Mukhaini},
  booktitle={Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock},
  year={2011}
}
We present a case of a 55-year-old woman with episodes of recurrent pulmonary edema that was diagnosed to have a large left atrial myxoma using bedside transthoracic echocardiography. This case illustrates the importance of a screening focused ultrasound examination of involved systems by emergency physicians in detecting causes for emergency clinical… CONTINUE READING