Unusual Source of Thromboembolism in a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: Pulmonary Vein Thrombus due to Compressive Para-Esophageal Hernia


  • J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, Vol. 24, pp. 591–592, May 2013.

  • This work was partly supported by grants HL83359 and HL103800 to SMN from the National Institutes of Health.

  • Drs. Krummen and Narayan report institutional fellowship funding from Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and St. Jude Medical corporations. Dr. Narayan has received honoraria from Medtronic, St. Jude, and Biotronik, and research support from Biosense-Webster. Dr. Mulpuru reports no disclosures.

Address for correspondence: Siva K. Mulpuru, M.D., Saint Mary's Hospital, 1216 Second Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902, USA. Fax: 507-255-2550; E-mail: mulpuru.siva@mayo.edu

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