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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Acquired left ventricular pseudoaneurysms develop after transmural myocardial infarction (55% in reviews), surgery (33%), trauma (7%), or infection (5%).[4] Rupture of the left ventricle after myocardial infarction usually leads to acute pericardial tamponade and immediate death.
Pericardial tamponade is one of the most dreadful complication of cardiac surgery and invasive cardiology.
A significant number of patients in our series had pericardial tamponade upon surgical exploration.
Life-threatening complications, including outflow tract obstruction, coronary insufficiency, heart failure, pericardial tamponade, thromboembolia, dysrhythmia, and even sudden cardiac death, can be noticed (1-5).
(2.) von Riedenauer WB, Cutsinger RW, Jing XL et.al.Posttraumatic pericardiobiliary fistula causing acute bilious pericardial tamponade. J Trauma.
The symptoms for the Acute aortic dissection range from pain related to the acute event and collapse due to aortic rupture or pericardial tamponade (this happens when fluid in the pericardium -- the sac around the heart -- builds up and results in compression of the heart).
We suggest that clinicians remain alert for unusual complications of influenza infection for patients presenting with shock physiology, including pericardial tamponade and myocarditis.
describe a case of an elderly immunocompetent male who was found to have pericardial tamponade along with third-degree AV block.
With a perforation of small veins, life-threatening complications such as pericardial tamponade, hydrothorax, or hydromediastinum may occur [5].
Pericarditis is the most common cardiac manifestation of SLE; however, pericardial effusions causing pericardial tamponade are rare.
Severe complications occurred in two of the 11 patients receiving transvenous management, with one patient dying 10 days after lead extraction [6] and the other developing pericardial tamponade after transvenous lead extraction that required pericardiocentesis [7].