Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 99, Issue 9, pp 603–604 | Cite as

Exaggerated apical trabeculations mimicking left ventricular thrombus: a 3D TEE perspective

  • Alexander HessEmail author
  • Wolfgang Rottbauer
  • Hugo A. Katus
  • Derliz Mereles
Clinical Correspondence


Ventricular Tachycardia Ajmaline Double Layer Structure Left Ventricular Apex Left Ventricular Thrombus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Hess
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wolfgang Rottbauer
    • 1
  • Hugo A. Katus
    • 1
  • Derliz Mereles
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, Angiology and PneumologyUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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