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Right Ventricle Thrombus and COVID-19 Infection: An Uncommon Report of Three Cases

Bhavinkumar Patel, Purvesh Umraniya, Rachana Patel, Dharmesh Patel, Haresh Shah, Atul Jani, Vikas Dosi, Manish Mittal, VC Chauhan, Kilol Kaneria, Chinmay Pathak, Gaurav Malviya, Jigna Parmar, Yogesh Parmar, Maksud Shaikh, Lubna Shaikh

Keywords : Coronavirus disease 2019, Coronavirus, Right ventricle thrombus, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, Thrombotic

Citation Information : Patel B, Umraniya P, Patel R, Patel D, Shah H, Jani A, Dosi V, Mittal M, Chauhan V, Kaneria K, Pathak C, Malviya G, Parmar J, Parmar Y, Shaikh M, Shaikh L. Right Ventricle Thrombus and COVID-19 Infection: An Uncommon Report of Three Cases. 2023; 2 (6):158-160.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11006-0079

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


A report of three patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection and right ventricle thrombus is being presented. All of them were thrombolyzed, out of which two patients survived. Based on various studies and supporting our case series, we advocate a low threshold of 2D-echocardiogram (2D-echo) screening, especially in those patients having disproportionate oxygen requirements. More studies are required to prove that early thrombolysis may be beneficial in COVID-19 patients with right ventricular thrombus (RVT).

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