haemopericardium


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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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5 cases showed haemopericardium with volume of blood ranging from 100 mL to 300 mL (Table 11).
* identification of haemopericardium, which appears as a dark anechoic stripe
Nicol, "Haemopericardium in stable patients after penetrating injury: is subxiphoid pericardial window and drainage enough?
The major complications of PA dissection leading to the death of the patient are cardiac tamponade and haemopericardium [1, 2].
In both groups, the most significant pathological lesion was moderate pulmonary haemorrhage, haemothorax, and haemopericardium due to the perimortal cardiac puncture.
Some of the important factors in decision-making are cardiac tamponade haemodynamic instability trajectory of the bullet and haemopericardium. We report two cases of similar penetrating cardiac injury with differential surgical strategies depending upon the impact of the bullet.
FAST is a rapid, four-view ultrasound examination carried out during the primary survey that assesses for haemoperitoneum, haemothorax, and haemopericardium.