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Right atrium mobile thrombi detected by transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism – a case report
 
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Katedra i Klinika Chorób Wewnętrznych Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie
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Instytut Medycyny Wsi im. Witolda Chodźki w Lublinie
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Andrzej Prystupa
Katedra i Klinika Chorób Wewnętrznych UM w Lublinie, 20-081 Lublin, Poland
 
Med Og Nauk Zdr. 2014;20(1):34–36
 
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A case of right atrium mobile thrombi (RAMT) in a 73-year-old male patient with acute pulmonary embolism is presented. Immediately performed TTE allowed identification of thrombi in the right atrium, and the administration of successful thrombolitic therapy as soon as possible. Key words: acute pulmonary emboliom, right atrium mobile thrombi, TTE, thrombolitic therapy
 
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