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Dear worried mother,
Greetings and welcome to justanswer,
What is her age?
How long is she having this problem?
what are the symptoms?
what are the investigations done so far?
Is she taking any drug?
thank you for the information,
There are some treatment options avaialable for the such clots in the heart.The common ones are thrombolysis using streptokinase, urokinase, etc. drug.
The use of anticoagulant drugs like warfarin, coumadin, heaparin may prevent blood clot formation but may not dissolve the clot by lysis.
The other treatment option is the surgery.The surgical embolectomy is done by doing the open heart surgery if the clot is large enough.You may consult a cardiothoracic surgeon for that.
let me know if you have any doubt.
The surgery is a risky treatment options because she is already having the weak heart and heart failure.There may be complications during the anaesthesia procedure and post-op recovery..
The thrombolysis may also have some risk of embolus going to brain and causing stroke.
The anticoagulants use for a long time may be beneficial and the chances of clot dissloving by itself is also there.
You may consult your doctor about the various risk factors and benefit ration of the different procedures.
Let me know if you have any doubt.