Posts Tagged ‘thrombus’

April 5th, 2013

Thrombi on Riata ICD Leads: Another Piece in the Puzzle of Riata Management

An author of a new report detailing five cases of conductor-extrusion-associated thrombi on Riata leads discusses his recommendations for screening and lead removal.

April 11th, 2012

Anticoagulation Conundrum


A 75-year-old woman presents to a general cardiology clinic for the first time. She has a history of atrial fibrillation, sick-sinus syndrome requiring a permanent pacemaker, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. She has no specific complaints other than shortness of breath on exertion. Her medications include aspirin (81 mg daily), carvedilol (25 mg twice daily), lisinopril (5 […]