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*  Pericardial effusion
Some pericardial effusions remain small and never need treatment. If the pericardial effusion is due to a condition such as ... A pericardial effusion due to pericarditis Play media Loculated pericardial effusion Treatment depends on the underlying cause ... A CT scan image showing a pericardial effusion A very large hemorrhagic pericardial effusion due to malignancy as seen on ... Pericardial effusion ("fluid around the heart") is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pericardial cavity. Because of the ...
*  Dressler syndrome
... usually evidenced by a pericardial friction rub), and/or a pericardial effusion. The symptoms tend to occur 2-3 weeks after ... pericarditis and/or a pericardial effusion. Dressler syndrome is also known as postmyocardial infarction syndrome and the term ... It tends to subside in a few days, and very rarely leads to pericardial tamponade. An elevated ESR is an objective, yet ... Heparin in Dressler syndrome should be avoided because it can lead to hemorrhage into the pericardial sac leading to tamponade ...
*  Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Needlescopic Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pericardial Window. Surgical Practice 2012;16(2):84-5 Ng CSH, Wan S, Wong RHL, Ho AMH ... pleurodesis for recurrent pleural effusions or spontaneous pneumothorax; surgical stapler assisted wedge resection of lung ...
*  Jatene procedure
... a pericardial, xenograft, or Dacron patch may be necessary. If there is a VSD which has not yet been repaired, this is ... allowing the heart room to swell and preventing pressure caused by pleural effusion. The sternum and chest can usually be ...
*  List of diseases (P)
... growth factors deficiency Perceptual disorder Periarteritis nodosa Pericardial constriction with growth failure Pericardial ... congenital Platelet disorder Platyspondylic lethal chondrodysplasia Platyspondyly amelogenesis imperfecta Pleural effusion ...
*  Chest tube
Pleural effusion: accumulation of fluid in the pleural space Chylothorax: a collection of lymphatic fluid in the pleural space ... In some instances multiple drains may be used to evacuate the mediastinal, pericardial, and pleural spaces. The drainage holes ... It is used to remove air, (pneumothorax) fluid (pleural effusion, blood, chyle), or pus (empyema) from the intrathoracic space ... A chest drainage system is typically used to collect chest drainage (air, blood, effusions). Most commonly, drainage systems ...
*  Subcutaneous emphysema
Kosmas EN, Polychronopoulos VS (2004). "Pleural effusions in gastrointestinal tract diseases". In Bouros D. Pleural Disease ( ... air in the pericardial cavity around the heart). A tension pneumothorax, in which air builds up in the pleural cavity and ...
*  Medical ultrasound
Lung imaging however can be useful in demarcating pleural effusions, detecting heart failure, and detecting pneumonia. Even in ... exam for assessing significant hemoperitoneum or pericardial tamponade after trauma. Ultrasound is occasionally used in the ...
*  Spatium
... or pericardial effusion. Many anatomic spaces are potential spaces, which means that they are potential rather than realized ( ... of the head and neck Infratemporal space Intercostal space Intermembrane space Interstitial spaces Mental space Pericardial ...
*  Heart
Fluid can build up within the pericardial sack, referred to as a pericardial effusion. Pericardial effusions often occur ... However, large effusions or effusions which accumulate rapidly can compress the heart in a condition known as cardiac tamponade ... Fluid can be removed from the pericardial space for diagnosis or to relieve tamponade using a syringe in a procedure called ... A different type of sound, a pericardial friction rub can be heard in cases of pericarditis where the inflamed membranes can ...
*  Inferior vena cava filter
Also struts can migrate to the heart and can cause pericardial effusion and tamponade. Perforation into the duodenum: Resulting ... 1991). "Misplaced caval filter and subsequent pericardial tamponade". Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 51: 299-300. doi:10.1016/0003 ...
*  Effusion
Specific examples include subdural, mastoid, pericardial and pleural effusions. By the kinetic theory of gases, the kinetic ... Rate of effusion of gas 1 Rate of effusion of gas 2 = M 2 M 1 {\displaystyle {{\mbox{Rate of effusion of gas}}_{1} \over {\mbox ... This equation is known as Graham's law of effusion. The effusion rate for a gas depends directly on the average velocity of its ... The Knudsen effusion cell is used to measure the vapor pressures of a solid with very low vapor pressure. Such a solid forms a ...
*  POEMS syndrome
PEST stands for Papilledema, evidence of Extravascular volume overload (ascites, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, and ... This may take several forms, including dependent peripheral edema, pulmonary edema, effusions such as pleural effusion or ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Endocrine Disorders: Thyroid: Complications: Cardiopulmonary
Myxoedema coma with pericardial effusion and respiratory arrest in a 59-year-old woman ... Presents a case where there is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the fetal compartments, including ascites, pleural effusion ...