Device-related thrombus overlying a left-atrial occlusion device implanted for persistent spontaneous echo contrast despite prolonged oral anticoagulation therapy.

@article{Elabbassi2013DevicerelatedTO,
  title={Device-related thrombus overlying a left-atrial occlusion device implanted for persistent spontaneous echo contrast despite prolonged oral anticoagulation therapy.},
  author={Wael N Elabbassi and Ahmed Najeeb Osman and Mohammed Andaleeb Chowdhury and Arif Al Nooryani},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={78-81}
}
A 75-year-old woman with a history of atrial fibrillation, severe biatrial enlargement, persistent dense spontaneous echo contrast in the left atrium and left-atrial appendage on appropriate oral anticoagulant therapy underwent implantation of the left-atrial occlusion device to decrease her risk of thromboembolic stroke. Six weeks later, a scheduled… CONTINUE READING