pericardiostomy

pericardiostomy

 [per″ĭ-kahr″de-os´tah-me]
creation of an opening into the pericardium, usually for drainage of effusions.

per·i·car·di·os·to·my

(per'i-kar'dē-os'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of an opening into the pericardium.
[pericardium + G. stoma, mouth]

pericardiostomy

/peri·car·di·os·to·my/ (-kahr″de-os´tah-me) creation of an opening into the pericardium, usually for the drainage of effusions.

pericardiostomy

(pĕr′ĭ-kär′dē-ŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical construction of an opening into the pericardium.

per·i·car·di·os·to·my

(per'i-kahr'dē-os'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of an opening into the pericardium.
[pericardium + G. stoma, mouth]

pericardiostomy

creation of an opening into the pericardium, usually for drainage of effusions.
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Pericardiostomy was performed in 15 of the HIV-positive patients and 4 of the HIV-negative patients.
8) The majority of our HIV-positive patients had large effusions, and pericardiostomy was therefore the commonest procedure performed in this group.
Pericardial effusion: subxiphoid pericardiostomy versus percutaneous catheter drainage.