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Soft indication turns strong in specific situation
  • Tamer Zaalouk,
  • zouheir Bitar,
  • Osama Maadarani
Tamer Zaalouk
Ahmadi Hospital
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zouheir Bitar
Ahmadi Hospital
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Osama Maadarani
Ahmadi Hospital
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Abstract

Patient in sinus rhythm with dilated cardiomyopathy and low ejection fraction < 35% have a 4% risk of embolic event (1). This is a soft indication for therapeutic anti-coagulation(controversial) (2). Presence of excess Intra-cardiac Smoke-like Echoes increase risk of embolic event and switch the soft indication to strong one

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

12 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
18 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
18 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
05 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
07 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending