Calcified atrial thrombus: complication of central venous hyperalimentation.

  title={Calcified atrial thrombus: complication of central venous hyperalimentation.},
  author={Mr A C Watts and B J Innes},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  volume={11 1},
Two years and eight months after having had hyperalimentation during an infection, a 4-year-old boy was readmitted to the hospital with a viral syndrome. A chest X-ray film showed calcification over the right heart. After treatment of the viral problem, the boy was readmitted for evaluation of the calcifications. Percutaneous angiography demonstrated right atrial filling defects in the areas of calcification. The inferior vena caval pressures were normal. An echocardiogram showed a normal left… CONTINUE READING