SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Venous Thromboembolic Disease
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Clots in transit (CIT), defined on ultrasound as a mobile echogenic material seen in the right atrium or ventricle is a high mortality emergency. The incidence of CIT is estimated at 4-18%; however, it's prevalence will increase due to increased use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). Here we present a case of CIT from heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) discovered with POCUS.