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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-57

Surgical ventricular restoration of the dilated left ventricle with large left ventricular thrombus following acute decompensated heart failure: A late complication of anterior wall myocardial infarction: “Tomb of Dead Myocardium!”


Department of Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Pankaj Jariwala
Department of Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad - 500 082, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JICC.JICC_12_19

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There are various case reports and the original article in the literature about the formation of a left ventricular thrombus (LVT) after acute myocardial infarction as an early to a late sequel. However, there are no guidelines available for their management, as the clinical presentation of LVT is variable and there is no consensus about its management. Furthermore, there are no randomized controlled trials comparing different treatment strategies. Here, we present a case of a large LVT who presented as acute decompensated heart failure. After stabilization, he underwent surgical repair of left ventricular aneurysm and retrieval of a thrombus.


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