Dislodgement of an intraluminal coronary thrombus occurred in a patient with unstable angina during diagnostic cardiac catheterization. The thrombus propagated into the systemic circulation without clinical manifestation of embolism. The procedure rendered the patient asymptomatic. The case illustrates the role of intraluminal coronary thrombus in unstable angina.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine