Predictors and prognosis of left ventricular thrombus in post-myocardial infarction patients with left ventricular dysfunction after percutaneous coronary intervention.

Predictors and prognosis of left ventricular thrombus in post-myocardial infarction patients with left ventricular dysfunction after percutaneous coronary intervention. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Aug;10(8):4912-4922 Authors: You J, Wang X, Wu J, Gao L, Wang X, Du P, Liu H, Li J, Wang Y, Liang Y, Guo W, Zhang Q Abstract Background: We aimed to investigate the predictors and prognosis of left ventricular thrombus (LVT) in patients admitted for post-myocardial infarction (MI) and left ventricular dysfunction after contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Methods: We prospectively enrolled 267 consecutive post-MI patients with left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF)
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