Ischemic Left Ventricular Perforation Covered by a Thrombus in a Patient Presenting with Cerebral Ischemia: Importance of Time-Sensitive Performance and Adequate Interpretation of Bedside Transthoracic Echography

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If myocardial infarction remains silent, only clinical signs of complications may unveil its presence. Life-threatening complications include myocardial rupture, thrombus formation, or arterial embolization. In the presented case, a 76-year-old patient was admitted with left-sided hemiparesis. In duplex sonography, a critical stenosis of the right internal… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2016/7565042

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@inproceedings{Fischer2016IschemicLV, title={Ischemic Left Ventricular Perforation Covered by a Thrombus in a Patient Presenting with Cerebral Ischemia: Importance of Time-Sensitive Performance and Adequate Interpretation of Bedside Transthoracic Echography}, author={A. J. Fischer and Prof. Dr. P. Lebiedz and M. Wiaderek and Maike Lichtenberg and Dirk B{\"o}se and Stan F Martens and Frank Breuckmann}, booktitle={Case reports in emergency medicine}, year={2016} }