pericardial tamponade


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pericardial tamponade

n. tampomiento pericárdico, compresión del corazón debido a una acumulación de sangre en el pericardio.
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Pericardial tamponade (fluid accumulation resulting from pericardial effusion which compresses the heart and impairs its ability to function)
Finally, we can suggest that if the injury was associated with risk of erosion of the myocardial wall, urgent surgical intervention must be performed, even if patient was asymptomatic and pericardial tamponade was not observed.
Pericardial Tamponade and Large Pericardial Effusions Causal Factors and Efficacy of Percutaneous Catheter Drainage in 50 Patients.
Pericardial tamponade and large pericardial effusions: causal factors and efficacy of percutaneous catheter drainage in 50 patients.
1-10) Complications arising from migration of these K-wires have been as benign as migration into adjacent soft tissue to as severe as migration into the heart causing cardiac arrythmias, pericardial tamponade, and death.
6 Pericardial tamponade has been documented with the CoreValve to occur between 0 and 7%, and is usually due to guidewire or manoeuvring thrusts to bring the prosthesis into the left ventricle that can potentially cause peforations.