Cardiology Research, ISSN 1923-2829 print, 1923-2837 online, Open Access
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Volume 2, Number 4, August 2011, pages 189-192

Calcified Thrombus in Right Atrium: Rare but Treatable Complication of Long-term Indwelling Central Venous Catheter


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (a, b, c) Transesophageal echo confirmed the location and the extent of the lesion and showed a large patent foramen ovalis through which a left to right shunt was detected after infusion of contrast media in basal conditions and right to left shunt after Valsalva maneuver.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (a, b) Echocardiogramm post-surgery revealed absence of thrombus.