The recommended treatment for ventricular thrombosis is based on vitamin K antagonists use for at least 3 months. Till now there are not completed trials that allow use of direct oral anticoagulants for this specific complication in neither chronic nor acute settings. We report the case of a subacute left ventricular apical thrombosis complicating a myocardial infarction in a 78-years-old patient effectively treated with low-dose apixaban (2.5 mg twice daily) associated with dual antithrombotic therapy.
The Department of Cardiology publishes original clinical, preclinical and fundamental research papers, topical comprehensive reviews, case reports, short communications and editorials in selected areas of cardiovascular disease. Readers are thus kept informed of current strategies in the prevention, recognition and treatment of heart disease. Special sections in a variety of subspecialty areas reinforce a complete record of recent progress for all cardiologists, internists, cardiac surgeons, clinical physiologists, pharmacologists and professionals in other areas of medicine interested in current activity in cardiovascular diseases.
The Editors actively encourages Clinical aspects of basic research and trials that will have an impact on the understanding of health and disease. Case reports, focused research on a broad range of disciplines as well as experimental papers may be submitted. Besides, authors may contribute short reviews (by invitation from the Editor) and letters to the editor. This journal adheres to the policies recommended by The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). The papers are invited on various areas of interest including but not limited to following:
Please direct any enquiry and submit papers to: email@example.com