Status: Not yet recruiting
Keywords: Echocardiography , Left atrial thrombus
IRB Number: 00058561
Specialty: Cardiology, Pathology, Cardiology, Cardiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, General
Sub Specialties: Body Imaging, Cardiac Pathology, Cardiac Imaging, Echocardiography, Thrombosis
Our objective is to determine if using Optison echocardiography contrast increases sensitivity and specificity of detecting left atrial appendage thrombus in transesophageal echocardiography studies as opposed to standard 2D and 3D TEE imaging without the use of echo contrast.