ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Simulated Myocardial Infarction and Slow Atrial Flutter Due to Cerebral Embolism from a Free Left Atrial Thrombus
Altan ONAT, Tayyar SRIOĞLU, Barış İLERİGELEN, Nergiz DOMANİÇ-ÜÇIŞIK
İ.Ü. Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fakültesi ve İ. Ü. Kardiyoloji Enstitüsü, İstanbul
The case of a 38 year old female who suffered a cerebral embolism from a free left atrial thrombus is reported. The clinical picture, including plasma enzyme elevations, was consistent with a nontransmural myocardial infarction. Atrial flutter exhibiting very slow (162/min) and tall waves transiently recorded indicating development of an intraatrial conduction disturbance.
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