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Clinical Cure of a Thrombus of Right Heart Cavities with Streptokinase. Importance of Echocardiography in the Urgent Diagnosis

Traore-Kissima Abdoulaye1, Doumbia Modibo1, Haidara Ousmane1, Traore Ousmane1, Kassogue Oumar1, Sanogo B Drissa1, Traore Salia1, Kane Adama2 and Cenac Arnaud3*

1 Department of Cardiology, Sikasso Hospital, Mali

2 Gaston Berger University of Saint Louis, Senegal

3 Faculty of Medicine of Brest, University of Western Brittany, France

Corresponding Author

Received Date:August 11, 2020;  Published Date:August 26, 2020


At Sikasso hospital (Mali), the authors report a case of severe pulmonary embolism with the presence of voluminous thrombus in the right heart cavities. Echocardiography rapidly demonstrated the presence of right intracardiac thrombus. Thrombolysis by streptokinase, immediately performed, resulted in clinical healing. Clinical cure of a thrombus of right heart cavities with streptokinase. Importance of echocardiography in the urgent diagnosis.

Keywords: Pulmonary embolism; Thrombolysis; Echocardiography; Sikasso; Mali

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