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Flow Mapping Inside a Left Ventricular Aneurism: A Potential Tool to Demonstrate Thrombogenicity

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We describe the use of vector flow mapping (VFM), a novel echocardiographic technique allowing intracardiac flow visualization, to quantify flow intensity inside a left ventricular aneurysm in a 68-year-old man. VFM successfully identified areas of stagnant flow corresponding to the wall region where a thrombus had been formed.

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