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Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus: Sensitivity and Specificity

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Sensitive and Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography Edit 100%99%

Study: Ann Intern Med. 1995 Dec 1;123(11):817-22. PMID: 7486462

Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Trans-Thoracic Echocardiography Edit 59%99%

other studies have found sensitivities from 39%-91%.

Study: Circulation. 1983 Feb;67(2):341-7. PMID: 6848223

Heart. 1999 Feb;81(2):192-8. PMID: 9922358

Am J Cardiol. 1997 Aug 28;80(4C):19D-28D. PMID: 9284040