ISCHEMIC STROKE IN PATIENTS WITH ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND ITS RELATION TO LEFT VENTRICULAR THROMBUS

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. Asifullah
Javaidullah Khan
Muhammad Asif Iqbal

Abstract

Objective: To determine the frequency of stroke in patients with ST elevation
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
Myocardial infarction.
Conclusion: Left ventricular thrombus formation is associated with anterior
wall myocardial infarction & stroke.

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Asifullah ., Khan J, Iqbal MA. ISCHEMIC STROKE IN PATIENTS WITH ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND ITS RELATION TO LEFT VENTRICULAR THROMBUS. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2016 Apr. 28 [cited 2021 Oct. 16];30(2). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1761
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. Asifullah, Cardiology Unit DHQTH KDA Kohat

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Cardiology Unit

DHQ TEACHING HOSPITAL KDA KOHAT

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