The invaluable observation of a hazardous patient with a floating and Gecko-like-shaped right atrial thrombus diagnosed by echocardiography and computed tomography imaging
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Yasuyo Takeuchi, Hiroki Sakamoto, Genichi Sakaguchi and Toshio Shimada declare that they have no conflict of interest.
All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later revisions.
Informed consent was obtained on his own will.
Movie 1. TEE revealed a huge thrombus in the right atrium by the cross-sectional view, which also revealed “Gecko-like” appearance. Supplementary material 1 (MP4 1082 kb)
Movie 2. Three-dimensional echocardiography successfully demonstrated the floating right atrial thrombus. Supplementary material 2 (MP4 855 kb)
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