pericardial sac


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the membrane surrounding the heart

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After lavage of the pericardial sac with a warm, normal saline solution, the pericardium was closed with a continuous suture of chromic catgut around a size 20 F plastic catheter.
Repeat pericardiocentesis was not performed because of the small amount of fluid present and the presence of structures between the pericardial sac and the body wall.
As the 600ml of fluid in the pericardial sac drained out, Monty immediately started to improve.
An incision was made over the costal cartilage of the 6th rib and after opening up the pericardial sac the fluid was allowed to drain into the pleural space.
The pericardial sac contains pain and mechano-receptors that, when stimulated, cause changes in heart rate and blood pressure.
An inch-long tear in the right ventricle was spilling blood into the heart's pericardial sac, causing Amos' heart to stop.
Jamia was transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) where it was determined the wall of the right atrium was periforated, allowing blood and intravenous fluid to fill the pericardial sac around the heart, effectively causing tamponade.
Jamia was transferred to the neo-natal intensive care unit at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) where it was determined the wall of the right atrium was perforated allowing blood and intravenous fluid to fill the pericardial sac around the heart, effectively causing tamponade.
They shared a liver and a pericardial sac, the membrane which surrounds the heart.
Stallone, who hosts a new reality show to find a champion boxer called The Contender on ITV 2 tonight, said: "I was diagnosed with a pericardial sac swelling - my heart was swelling up.
One alligator had approximately 25 mL of serosanguinous fluid in the pericardial sac and 50 mL yellow serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
The following tagging traumas, causing death, were identified (Krouse and Nutting, 1990): 1) perforation of vital organs, such as the pericardial sac and the hepato-pancreas; 2) rupture of the thoraco-abdominal membrane; and 3) necrosis or infection of lobster tissue at both the point of entry and exit of the tag.
has developed a new product that will allow physicians to capture Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI) from inside the pericardial sac surrounding the heart.