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Neth Heart J. 2010 August; 18(7-8): 384.
PMCID: PMC2922617

Cargiogenic shock

A 73-year-old man was acutely referred to our hospital in cardiogenic shock. Despite maximal inotropic therapy his condition rapidly deteriorated. Echocardiography revealed a low cardiac output state and multiple large, mural and spherical thrombi were visualised in the left ventricle. Due to patient’s lifestyle, the diagnosis of alcoholic cardiomyopathy was suggested.

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