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J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Jul 4;7:65. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-7-65.

Idiopathic massive left ventricular thrombus in HIV patient.

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Division of Cardiac Surgery, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern University, 201 East Huron Street, Suite 11-140, Chicago, IL 60611, USA. Natalie-Homer@fsm.northwestern.edu

Abstract

A 47-year old man with HIV presented with a stroke. Imaging revealed a large mobile left-ventricular thrombus. The mass was resected using a small ventriculotomy with good early postoperative prognosis. Thrombus etiology is likely related to HIV pathology.

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22762280
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PMC3484021
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10.1186/1749-8090-7-65
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