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|Title:||Overestimation of severity of mitral stenosis during cardiac catheterization due to a large left atrial thrombus.|
|Source:||Soo, C.S., Choo, M.H., Lee, C.N., Tay, M., Mestres, C.A., Lim, M. (1992-10). Overestimation of severity of mitral stenosis during cardiac catheterization due to a large left atrial thrombus.. Singapore Medical Journal 33 (5) : 530-531. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||We report a case of mitral stenosis with a large left atrial thrombus which was obstructing pulmonary venous inflow where the conventional use of the pulmonary capillary wedge pressure as an approximation of the left atrial pressure during diagnostic cardiac catheterisation led to the over-estimation of the severity of mitral stenosis.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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