cardiac tamponade

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mechanical compression of the heart resulting from large amounts of fluid collecting in the pericardial space and limiting the heart's normal range of motion

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Spontaneous rupture of a right atrial angiosarcoma and cardiac tamponade.
New Delhi [India], Jan 5 ( ANI ): Cardiac tamponade is a medical emergency in which blood or fluids fill the space between the sac that covers the heart and the heart muscle.
Perforation of the esophagus by a fish bone leading to cardiac tamponade.
Patients who had reopening because of cardiac tamponade within 48 hours of cardiac surgery in the presence of mediastinal drains were excluded.
As such, metallic foreign bodies can cause local breast pain, abscess, cardiac tamponade, granuloma or pneumothorax, which are clinically significant (1-2).
Late onset systemic lupus erythematosus with lichen planus-like eruption and cardiac tamponade.
Many studies have pointed out that the elderly, renal failure, preoperative hemodynamic instability, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiac tamponade, prolonged deep hypothermic cardio-circulatory arrest (DHCA), damaged nervous system(CVA), respiratory insufficiency are important factors of postoperative death [16-19].
It said one of the rare yet well-documented and most feared complications of removal of these wires is cardiac tamponade, or bleeding that results in the collection of fluid outside the heart, resulting in loss of blood pressure, breathlessness and compression of the heart owing to the pressure of fluid outside the heart.
However, the lesion to be found in our patient was ACC/AHA class A, which is exceptional, since previous studies reported the development of cardiac tamponade in patients with ACC/AHA class C lesions (von Sahsten et al 2000; Fukutomi et al 2002).
The first priority should always be to ensure rapid and accurate diagnosis of serious acute chest pain syndromes, including acute coronary syndromes (ACSs), aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, and acute abdominal syndromes.
These complications include AV block, cardiac tamponade, coronary artery spasm, thrombosis, pericarditis, vascular injury, thromboembolism, TIA or stroke, pulmonary hypertension, pneumothorax, left atrial-esophageal fistula, and phrenic nerve paralysis [3].
In the current communication, we report on a young woman with recurrent cardiac tamponade due to an extremely rare disease, primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma (PMPM).
1) In the 1980s and 1990s, it quickly developed to aid in the identification of acute events like cardiac tamponade, (2) complications from myocardial infarction, (3) hemodynamic assessments in cases of hypotension, (4) sepsis, (5) and the detection of ruptured aortic aneurisms.
Diagnosis is rarely made during life as false lumen tends to rupture resulting in cardiac tamponade and sudden death.
However, IJV catheterization may result in serious complications, including arterial puncture, AV fistula, cardiac tamponade, and even mortality.