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[Right arterial thromboembolism revealed by echocardiography in acute myocardial infarction]

TÓTH Csaba1, VADNAY István2

SEPTEMBER 29, 1993

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1993;3(09)

[The authors report on a case of right ventricular infarction associated to inferior left ventricular infarction. Right atrial thromboemboli were revealed by echocardiography. The mobile thrombi of extracardiac origin, through pulmonary embolisation caused the death of the patient. In connection with the case, the authors discuss the difficulties of diagnosing the joint incidence of right ventricular infarction and pulmonary embolism and the role of echocardiography. They emphasize the indications for surgical intervention, by which, according to the literature pulmonary embolism can be prevented.]

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  1. I. Belgyógyászati Osztály Markhot Ferenc Megyei Kórház, Egyer
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