Coronary Artery Disease - STEMI Case #3 - Question #3

An echocardiogram showed severe anterior, anteroapical and apical hypokinesis. The patient does clinically well and is ready for discharge.

Which of the following statements is false regarding using coumadin to prevent thromboembolism in this situation?

A. Coumadin is recommended after all anterior wall myocardial infarctions with residual wall motion abnormalities to prevent thromboembolism

B. Coumadin is recommended after all anterior wall myocardial infarctions in which a left ventricular apical thrombus is visualized

C. Coumadin is recommended after an anterior wall myocardial infarction when a thromboembolic event has occurred, even if thrombus is not visualized

D. All of the above are true

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