Massive intracardiac thrombosis during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery

@inproceedings{Bhandary2015MassiveIT,
  title={Massive intracardiac thrombosis during coronary artery bypass grafting surgery},
  author={Sujatha P. Bhandary and Thomas J Papadimos and Michael K Essandoh and John Apostolakis},
  booktitle={International journal of critical illness and injury science},
  year={2015}
}
Thrombosis is a potential life-threatening complication in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Various clinical and heritable conditions, like cancer, trauma, immobilization, the presence of factor V Leiden or prothrombin 20210A, deficiency of or resistance to the inhibitor proteins C, S, or antithrombin, elevated levels of coagulation proteins, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, pregnancy, and the use of exogenous hormones, may contribute to catastrophic thrombosis. Massive thrombi with… CONTINUE READING
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