A 45-year-old male asked:
can 2 separate echocardiograms miss a thrombosis of rca? both tests occur only 2 days apart
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 29 years experience
Yes: A resting echocardiogram is not the test of choice to diagnose a right coronary artery thrombosis. A CT angiogram would diagnose that, or a conventional invasive angiogram ought to elucidate that finding. This is a very specific finding. A stress echocardiogram might suggest right coronary artery insufficiency by revealing regional wall motion abnormality. See a cardiologist.
Last updated Nov 18, 2015
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