Thrombus through a patent foramen ovale: a direct cause of cardioembolic stroke and pulmonary embolism.


d t R c e We report the case of a 79-year-old man hospitalized for stroke. The patient had hypertension and dyslipidemia and the ECG revealed previously unknown atrial fibrillation. A transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) was performed two days after admission to exclude an embolic source. This showed marked dilatation of the right cavities, systolic… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.repc.2012.03.003


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