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412 Possible Causes for Large Pericardial Effusion

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Chronic kidney insufficiency affects a significant number of individuals in the developed countries, particularly the United States. The progressive nature of the disease and a substantial reduction in the quality of life over the period of time are the primary reasons why an early diagnosis is crucial. Anemia,[…][]

  • Malignant Pericardial Effusion

    (MPE) and cardiac tamponade or large pericardial effusion in a course of the lung cancer.[] […] with local instillation of mitomycin C in eight patients who suffered from cardiac tamponade or symptomatic large pericardial effusion caused by advanced non-small cell lung[] Abstract Nine patients (seven men and two women), median age 57 years (range 40-68 years), with large malignant pericardial effusion confirmed by cytological examination,[]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    He was initially diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism; however, a large pericardial effusion was found incidentally on CT pulmonary angiogram with over 1500 mL subsequently[] The aim of the present study was to construct the scoring system assessing the probability of npe, in the patients requiring pericardial fluid (pf) drainage due to large pericardial[] […] paradoxus, a raised jugular venous pressure with or without evidence of pericardial thickening on imaging) in the absence of either large pericardial effusion or other cardiac[]

  • Pericarditis

    On admission, transthoracic echocardiography revealed a large pericardial effusion.[] A bedside echocardiogram showed large pericardial effusion around the right ventricle and right ventricular diastolic collapse.[] Etiology of large pericardial effusions. Am J Med 1993;95:209-13. Levy PY, Corey R, Berger P, et al. Etiologic diagnosis of 204 pericardial effusions.[]

  • Mediastinopericarditis

    Free Education October 2015 Compressive Mediastinal Mass and Large Pericardial Effusion in a Child Author Notes From the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine[] Patients may develop pulmonary infiltrates and large pericardial effusions.[] Echocardiogram disclosed a large. volume of pericardial effusion and thickened pericardium. Tuberculin test was positive.[]

  • Acute Pericarditis

    The second course of chemotherapy with cytarabine and amsacrine was started after clinical improvement; 3 days later an acute pericarditis with a large pericardial effusion[] The pericardial rub is said to be generated from the friction generated by the two inflamed layers of the pericardium; however, even a large pericardial effusion does not[] Patients may develop pulmonary infiltrates and large pericardial effusions.[]

  • Cardiac Tamponade

    A large pericardial effusion with tamponade signs was verified by ultrasound and computerized tomography (CT) of the chest in a hemodynamically stable patient, and in the[] An abdominal CT performed for abdominal fullness later displayed a large pericardial effusion.[] A transthoracic echocardiogram was done that showed a large pericardial effusion with evidence of tamponade physiology.[]

  • Pericardial Disorder

    Cardiac tamponade occurs when a large pericardial effusion prevents the heart from properly filling with blood and therefore prevents the heart from pumping enough blood to[] Auenbrugger’s sign is an epigastric bulge due to a large pericardial effusion extending subxiphoid.[] Etiology of large pericardial effusions. Am J Med. 1993;95:209–13. CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar 5. Atar S, Chiu J, Forrester JS, Siegel RJ.[]

  • Suppurative Pericarditis

    Echocardiogram showed a large pericardial effusion, CT scan ruled out lung and mediastinal infection.[] Permanyer-Miralda Clinical clues to the causes of large pericardial effusions Am J Med, 109 (2000), pp. 95-101 [3] S. Ben-Horin, A.[] In patients with large chronic effusions, analysis of pericardial fluid leads to a definitive diagnosis in 36% and a probable diagnosis in 40%. 5 Pericardiocentesis guided[]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    In a biopsy study including 259 patients with large pericardial effusion, the underlying cause was identified by molecular and immunity-histological methods: 12% viral, 35%[] Draining pericardial effusions Moderate-to-large pericardial effusions that result in symptoms should be drained if medical management has failed.[] CXR An enlarged 'flask-shaped' cardiac silhouette may be the first sign of a large pericardial effusion.[]

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