pericardial cavity

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Noun1.pericardial cavity - the space between the layers of the pericardium that contains fluid that lubricates the membrane surfaces and allows easy heart movement
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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In our case, only after the contrast-enhanced CT, we discovered the cardiac mass and leakage of contrast medium into the pericardial cavity.
Raw surfaces from the lysis of adhesions were profusely bleeding, pericardial cavity washed with warm saline and cell saver machine was on standby for use in case of uncontrolled bleeding.
Furthermore, the cyst could also rupture into the pericardial cavity and cause pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade.
David's Medical Center recently became the first facility in the United States to use the EpiAccess System to access the pericardial cavity of the heart during an epicardial ablation, the system's maker, Epicardial Solutions, said on Monday.
However, the new LVAD implants are extremely sophisticated collapsible devices that can be placed in the pericardial cavity and can replace the work of the Left Ventricle in case of a LV failure.
The pericardial effusion was hyperechoic compared with the original effusion, possibly because of clotted blood or fibrin deposits within the pericardial cavity.
CT coronary angiography was performed using a 128-slice MDCT scanner in an adult male with chest pain and echocardiographic suspicion of a complex lesion in pericardial cavity.
Pneumopericardium is defined as the existence of air in the pericardial cavity it usually arises from trauma or iatrogenic lesion such as barotraumas endoscopy and surgical operation.
Echocardiography showed 10 ml of fluid in the pericardial cavity.
5 cm (transverse) in the left lower hemi-thorax, abutting the lateral aspect of the pericardial cavity, not separable from it and indenting the lateral wall of the LV.
Omphalocele with diaphragmatic defect and herniation of the liver into the pericardial cavity.