Idiopathic massive left ventricular thrombus in HIV patient

Natalie Homer, Luke Sheen, Richard Lee

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A 47-year old man with HIV presented with a stroke. Imaging revealed a large mobile left-ventricular thrombus. The mass was resected using a small ventriculotomy with good early postoperative prognosis. Thrombus etiology is likely related to HIV pathology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number65
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 4 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • HIV
  • Left ventricular thrombus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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