Management of Patients at Risk for and with Left Ventricular Thrombus

Published: September 15, 2022

Monitor of an echocardiogram showing a thombus in the left venticle on the screen
  • There is a paucity of information about how to manage patients at risk for or who have left ventricular (LV) thrombus.
  • Eight key clinical management questions are addressed regarding LV Thrombus in this scientific statement.
  • Despite important advances in reperfusion therapy for acute MI, along with pharmacological and device treatment advances for patients with cardiomyopathy with reduced LV ejection fraction, LV thrombus continues to be a not uncommon and a challenging medical condition.