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Sensitive and Specific Findings

Left Ventricular Thrombus: Sensitivity and Specificity

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Sensitive and Specific Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
Trans-Thoracic Echocardiography Edit 92%88%

in a population with high prevalence of LV thrombus. Note that accuracy numbers are skewed because 7% of patients were excluded because of poor study quality.

Study: Chest. 1983 Feb;83(2):228-32. PMID: 6822107