Right heart thrombi in pulmonary embolism: results from the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry.

@article{Torbicki2003RightHT,
  title={Right heart thrombi in pulmonary embolism: results from the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry.},
  author={Adam Torbicki and Nazzereno Gali{\`e} and Anna Covezzoli and Elisa Rossi and Marisa de Rosa and Samuel Z. Goldhaber},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={2245-51}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to investigate the prevalence and prognostic significance of right heart thrombi (RHTh) in pulmonary embolism. BACKGROUND Most reports about patients with RHTh are small case series. We analyzed data referring to RHTh among 2,454 consecutive pulmonary embolism patients enrolled in the International Cooperative Pulmonary Embolism Registry. METHODS Of the 2,454 patients, 1,113 had results available from baseline echocardiography. We compared the 42 patients… CONTINUE READING