Echocardiography Detects and Demonstrates Disappearance of Right Atrial and Pulmonary Artery Thrombus: Case Report

Echocardiography. 1999 Jul;16(5):431-433. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.1999.tb00087.x.


We present the case of a patient with acute pulmonary embolism and a large right atrial and a smaller pulmonary artery thrombus. Thrombi were successfully treated with intravenous heparin. Echocardiography was used to document the morphological evolution of thrombi and to evaluate the medical treatment.