Resolution of right atrial thrombus following anticoagulation.


A man with congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and increasing dyspnoea on exertion was shown to have a large right atrial thrombus and multiple pulmonary emboli. The patient was anticoagulated and a subsequent echocardiogram showed that the thrombus was no longer present. This report demonstrates the need for echocardiography in patients… (More)