Successful Excision of the Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Young Stroke Patient

Authors

  • Md Sayedur Rahman Khan Senior consultant, Department of Cardiac surgery, United Hospital Limited, Gulshan, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Arman Hossain Junior consultant, Department of Cardiac surgery, United Hospital Limited, Gulshan, Dhaka
  • Arif Ahmed Mohiuddin Associate Consultant, Department of Cardiac Surgery, United Hospital Limited, Gulshan, Dhaka.
  • Jahangir Kabir Chief Cardiac Surgeon & Director of Cardiac Center, United Hospital Limited, Gulshan, Dhaka.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bhj.v39i1.70687

Keywords:

Left ventricle, Left ventricular mass, Transthoracic Echocardiography, Cardiopulmonary bypass

Abstract

In this case report, a 29-year young male patient who presented with a history of right sided hemiparesis for 12 hours with no apparent cause. He showed no cough, palpitations, breathlessness, chest pain, syncope, or loss of vision. He had no relevant family history but had a history of two times admission in a National Neuroscience hospital for stroke. Echocardiography showed a freely mobile LV apical mass with hypokinetic apical septum and apex. He underwent successful removal of the mass via the LA roof. The postoperative TEE was normal. Histopathological examination of the resected mass revealed organized thrombus and patient had a satisfactory outcome.

Bangladesh Heart Journal 2024; 39(1): 69-72

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Published

2024-01-04

How to Cite

Khan , M. S. R. ., Hossain , M. A. ., Mohiuddin , A. A. ., & Kabir , J. . (2024). Successful Excision of the Left Ventricular Thrombus in a Young Stroke Patient. Bangladesh Heart Journal, 39(1), 69–72. https://doi.org/10.3329/bhj.v39i1.70687

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Case Reports