Cardiology Research, ISSN 1923-2829 print, 1923-2837 online, Open Access
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Volume 11, Number 2, April 2020, pages 134-137

Peripheral Embolization of Left Ventricular Thrombus Leading to Acute Bilateral Critical Limb Ischemia: A Rare Phenomenon


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (a) Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) done pre-CABG surgery showing a mobile left ventricular (LV) apical thrombus associated with an LV aneurysm. (b) TTE done post-CABG surgery and anticoagulation treatment showing decreased size of LV apical thrombus.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (a) Computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen showing a large embolus at the aortic bifurcation. (b) CT scan of the abdomen showing occlusion of the right common iliac and near occlusion of the left common iliac artery.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Computed tomography (CT) angiogram of the abdominal aorta and lower extremities showing right common iliac and right popliteal artery occlusion.