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Synonyms for window

aperture

Synonyms for window

a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back

a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material

an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function

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the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something

a pane of glass in a window

an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served

(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

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For those patients for whom the benefits of diagnostic laparotomy are unclear, but who will soon succumb without some improvement in bypass, there may be value in performing a limited subxiphoid 'mini' laparotomy (that could be combined with a pericardial window, as done in case 2 to absolutely exclude cardiac tamponade) to facilitate drainage of ascites.
A follow-up echocardiogram suggested early cardiac tamponade, and a pericardial window was performed revealing a large amount of bloody fluid within the pericardium.
However, in patients with a possible malignant effusion, a subxiphoid pericardial window, which is also a fairly safe procedure, offers the additional benefit of biopsy and has been shown to be more effective in preventing recurrence.
Accordingly, a pericardial window was placed and an additional 150 mL of serosanguinous fluid was withdrawn.
Please see "Delayed Hemopericardium After Penetrating Chest Trauma: Thoracoscopic Pericardial Window as a Therapeutic Option" on page 994 of this issue.
However, among those who reach the hospital, most cardiac injuries are discovered at admission and treated accordingly, whether initially decompressed with a subxiphoid pericardial window, or approached with an open thoracotomy.