Showing 1 - 20 of 578 results filtered by

Filter results
× Clear filters

    Cardiac Tamponade Professional

    Cardiac Tamponade, Cardiac tamponade is caused by the accumulation of blood, fluid, pus, clots, or gas in the pericardial space, resulting in reduced ventricular filling and subsequent haem...

    Cardiac Tumours Professional

    Cardiac Tumours, Surgery should be offered early because of the tendency for the tumour to grow fast and cause severe haemodynamic complications. [ 6 ] Haemangiomas are benign and undergo...

    Cardiac Catheterisation Professional

    Cardiac Catheterisation, Pericardial tamponade. Stroke. Infection (relatively low rate). Renal dysfunction. , Arrhythmias Coronary angiography Coronary angioplasty Heart ...

    Needle Pericardiocentesis Professional

    Synonyms: cardioparacentesis, pericardial tap, pericardial aspiration See also separate articles Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade . Description This is the process wher...

    Chronic Pericarditis Professional

    Signs may include hypotension, elevated jugular venous pressure (JVP) and diminished heart sounds (Beck's triad or acute compression triad described in 1935 with cardiac tamponade). Signs...

    Pericarditis Conditions

    This is called cardiac tamponade and is a life-threatening problem unless the fluid is quickly drained. Constrictive pericarditis: This is an uncommon condition that may develop if the p...

    Pericardial Effusion Professional

    This leads to cardiac tamponade. This may be misinterpreted as atrial myxoma or other cardiac tumour. Autoimmune diseases: systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthri...

    Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy Professional

    Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy, The presenting symptoms are chest pain or interscapular pain, associated with end-organ ischaemia, acute heart failure, aortic incompetence, or haemopericardium ...

    Dressler's Syndrome Professional

    Rarely, it may cause cardiac tamponade or acute pneumonitis. A pericardial friction rub may be heard. The typical sound of pericarditis is described as like the sound of boots walking over...

    Acute Pericarditis Professional

    Electrical alternans is not seen in most cases of cardiac tamponade. CXR An enlarged 'flask-shaped' cardiac silhouette may be the first sign of a large pericardial effu...

    Cardiac Catheterisation Conditions

    Cardiac Catheterisation, This can give detailed pictures from within coronary arteries. Cardiac catheterisation tests in children Cardiac catheterisation is commonly d...

    Cardiac Enzymes Conditions

    Cardiac Enzymes, Cardiac enzymes are substances released by the heart muscle when it is injured - for example, during a heart attack or a severe case of angina. , Cardiac...

    Aortic Dissection Conditions

    Blood may also rupture into the lining around your heart (pericardium) to cause severe pressure on your heart (this is called cardiac tamponade). What is the outlook (prognosis)? Aortic...

    Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction Professional

    Postinfarction ventricular septal defects require urgent surgical closure. [ 8 ] Free wall rupture: Rupture of a free wall causes bleeding into the pericardium, leading to cardiac ...

    Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Professional

    The gold-standard diagnostic test is right ventricular biopsy, which demonstrates positivity for Congo red staining. [ 6 ] Cardiac biopsy may be required to differentiate restrictive cardiomyopath...

    Echocardiography Professional

    Pericardial disease - presence of fluid and allows guided (and therefore safe) drainage of pericardial fluid in cardiac tamponade . Thoracic aortic disease - aneurysm, dissection (altho...

    Fluid Overload Professional

    Bedside echocardiography for a sick patient may help identify the cause of cardiac dysfunction - eg, ventricular failure, cardiac tamponade or large pulmonary embolus. Other po...

    Aortic Dissection Professional

    After a period of pain, cardiac failure may result from gross aortic regurgitation. Cardiac tamponade can cause hypotension and syncope .

    Cardiac Investigations Professional

    Cardiac Investigations, However, developments in other cardiac imaging modalities (eg, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and echocardiography) have raised expectations in ter...

    Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional

    Cardiac Rehabilitation, It has been thought for many years that all patients, regardless of gender or age, who have coronary heart disease and/or cardiac failure, might benefit from ...

Next page