Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine
Cardiac Standstill With Intracardiac Clot Formation
- Author(s): Sakamoto, Jeffrey Tadashi
- Storch, Ian
- Gharahbaghian, Laleh
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.5811/cpcem.2019.7.42932
This case describes and depicts cardiac standstill with thrombosed blood within the chambers of the heart. This was likely due to stasis of blood from a prolonged no-flow state. After viewing this ultrasound finding, the decision was made to halt resuscitative efforts in this case of a patient in cardiac arrest.