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Left ventricular thrombus in patients with acute anterior wall myocardial infarction.

Authors
  • Mir, Jalal-ud-din
  • Raheel Jahangir, Jadoon
  • Asfandyar, Qureshi
  • Sher Ali, Khan
  • Syed Abbas, Anwar
  • Muhammad Zeeshan, Haroon
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
26
Issue
4
Pages
491–495
Identifiers
PMID: 25672172
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of LVT after acute anterior MI in our population is quite significant. Male patients, older than 50 years of age, suffering from STEMI may be at increased risk of post infarct LVT. Early hospitalization seems to lower the risk of LVT.

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