haemopericardium


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haemopericardium

he·mo·per·i·car·di·um

(hē'mō-per'i-kahr'dē-ŭm)
Blood in the pericardial sac.
Synonym(s): haemopericardium.

haemopericardium

Blood in the space between the layers of the heart coverings (PERICARDIUM).
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He was investigated and on CT scan was found to have haemopericardium and metallic bullet posterior to the heart.
24) We do not practise FAST at all, and have found no place for US for penetrating abdominal trauma except in the stable patient with a suspected haemopericardium.
The following additional adverse reactions have been reported in post-marketing experience: bleeding, intracranial bleeding, retroperitoneal bleeding, haemopericardium, and pulmonary (alveolar) haemorrhage.
13 We received two patients with haemopericardium who were managed conservatively by putting pericardial drains under echo guidance and were referred to specialised centres.