DOI: 10.1177/02184923231219822 ISSN: 0218-4923

Acute right atrial thrombus formation after extracorporeal life support removal during LVAD-implantation

Anne Woehrle, Alexander Sachs, Mirko Doss, Aron Frederik Popov
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Surgery

A 58-year-old male underwent LVAD-Implantation after ECLS explantation. After removal of ECLS (A) transesophageal echocardiography revealed thrombus in the inferior vena cava (B) and right atrium (C). The thrombus was removed with a second pump run including RVAD-Implantation. (D) The diameter of thrombus formations was 6 × 1 cm and 5 × 1.5 cm.

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