A patient with a DVT develops a stroke. What study would most likely identify the underlying etiology of the stroke?
A ) Angiogram
B ) EKG
C ) Ultrasound of the lower extremities
D ) Transesophageal echo
E ) Electroencephalography
The correct answer is D. Transesophageal echo must be done to rule out patent foramen ovale in a patient with DVT who develops a stroke.