Right Heart Thrombus in Transit on Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Rare Finding with Key Management Repercussions.
• Right heart thrombi are associated with high early mortality in PE. • POCUS allows rapid assessment in hemodynamic compromise and suspected PE. • Triple POCUS assessment of the lung, heart, and leg veins may improve PE detection.
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Lane, C. M., Young, K. A., Norton, M. S., Bennett, C. E., & Anavekar, N. S. (2022). Right Heart Thrombus in Transit on Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Rare Finding with Key Management Repercussions. CASE (Philadelphia, Pa.), 6(6), 239–242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.case.2022.04.013
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division