cardiac tamponade

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Noun1.cardiac tamponade - mechanical compression of the heart resulting from large amounts of fluid collecting in the pericardial space and limiting the heart's normal range of motion
tamponade, tamponage - blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)
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Tumor may stay hidden until the occurrence of complications, including pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade, malignant arrhythmia, and distant metastasis.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 5 (ANI): Cardiac tamponade is a medical emergency in which blood or fluids fill the space between the sac that covers the heart and the heart muscle.
Cardiac tamponade is an emergency condition and a possible consequence of pericardial effusion that can be identified by echocardiography by the presence of diastolic collapse of the right atrium and ventricle (CHACKO & BRAR, 2014).
Apart from aorta-esophageal fistula, other rare cardiovascular complications include subclavian-esophageal fistula, and pericardial perforation with cardiac tamponade.
1 If not detected early, it can develop into cardiac tamponade, a potentially life threatening condition, resulting in increased morbidity and mortality even after successful major cardiac surgery.
Metallic foreign bodies can lead to local breast pain, abscesses, pneumothorax after granulomas or migration, and cardiac tamponade.
14] presented a 71-year-old Japanese female as a case of LO-SLE with LP-like eruption and cardiac tamponade, while our LO-SLE case presented with LP and renal involvement.
The most common cause of death in Acute Aortic Dissection (AAD) is cardiac tamponade [10,11].
The panel said there was a delay in recognising the symptoms of cardiac tamponade and timely intervention could have changed the outcome.
The other major cardiopulmonary events included postextubation pneumonia in two and postoperative cardiac tamponade in one, needing re-sternotomy, with prolonged hospital stay as 15, 23, and 21 days, compared with mean 11.
Cardiac tamponade can develop rapidly, and if not treated by evacuation of the blood, can be fatal.