Mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta: management and treatment review.

  title={Mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta: management and treatment review.},
  author={Gabriele Piffaretti and Matteo Tozzi and Giovanni Mariscalco and Alessandro Bacuzzi and Chiara Lomazzi and Nicola Rivolta and Gianpaolo Carrafiello and Patrizio Castelli},
  journal={Vascular and endovascular surgery},
  volume={42 5},
Detection of mobile thrombus of the thoracic aorta has become increasingly higher after any embolic event. Although the indication for treatment remains controversial, there is a growing interest about the ethiopathogenesis of this rare entity, and to define proper diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The purpose of this article was to review the current management strategies and follow-up results of this rare pathology. 

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