Main Article Content
Myocardial infarction and its association to LV thrombus.
Methodology: This descriptive cross sectional study was carried out in department
of Cardiology of Hayatabad Medical complex, Peshawar. Total 119
patients were included. Patients were assessed for the presence or absence of
Left ventricular thrombus & its association with stroke.
Results: Out of 119 patients, there were 36(30.2%) female patients and
83(69.7%) male patients. The mean age of presentation was 59.5±11.0 years.
Out of total 119 patients, 06 had thrombi in the Left ventricle and 03 had
stroke. Four out of 6 patients with Left ventricular thrombus had Anterior wall
Conclusion: Left ventricular thrombus formation is associated with anterior
wall myocardial infarction & stroke.
Work published in JPMI is licensed under a
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.