pericardial tamponade


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CARDIAC TAMPONADE

pericardial tamponade

Cardiac tamponade. See: illustration
See also: tamponade
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Experimental pericardial tamponade models using thoracotomy can be suitable to examine the complication of open cardiac surgical procedures or to monitor the hemodynamic changes (7, 9).
Pericardial effusions complicated by pericardial tamponade are commonly encountered in SSA owing to the high prevalence of TB pericarditis.
(5) Pericardial tamponade classically results in the acute cardiac compression triad of Beck, comprising of decreased arterial pressure, increased central venous pressure, and distant heart sounds.
Pericardial tamponade can be avoided if the amount of bleeding is remarkably reduced below the upper limit of the pericardial reserve volume.
Pericardial tamponade is a picture which occurs as a result of rapid fluid accumulation in the pericardium and may lead to fatal outcomes if it is not diagnosed early and treated urgently.
Finally, we can suggest that if the injury was associated with risk of erosion of the myocardial wall, urgent surgical intervention must be performed, even if patient was asymptomatic and pericardial tamponade was not observed.
Pericardial Tamponade and Large Pericardial Effusions Causal Factors and Efficacy of Percutaneous Catheter Drainage in 50 Patients.
(3) The failure to recognize and treat post-cardiac surgical pericardial tamponade can significantly impact postoperative cardiac morbidity and mortality.
(1-10) Complications arising from migration of these K-wires have been as benign as migration into adjacent soft tissue to as severe as migration into the heart causing cardiac arrythmias, pericardial tamponade, and death.
(5), (6) This number is falling due to improved techniques, screening, and the development and use of smaller catheters.6 Pericardial tamponade has been documented with the CoreValve to occur between 0 and 7%, and is usually due to guidewire or manoeuvring thrusts to bring the prosthesis into the left ventricle that can potentially cause peforations.
However, the fourth patient was complicated by pericardial tamponade, presumably due to perforation of the heart by the guide-wire used during cannulation.