• occur
  • The effusion can occur rapidly (as in the case of trauma or myocardial rupture), or over a more gradual period of time (as in cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Health Canada's review of the reported cases received from the manufacturer and /or found in the literature was limited in its ability to confirm and assess the potential role of Votrient and the risk of pericardial effusion based on factors such as the progression of the cancer. (canada.ca)
  • The safety review found limited evidence to support an increased risk of pericardial effusion with the use of the anti-cancer drug Votrient. (canada.ca)
  • Background Pericardial effusion (PE) is common in cancer patients, but the optimal therapeutic approach is not well defined. (onlinejacc.org)
  • procedure
  • The best approach for draining effusion is controversial, with procedure selection often depending on patient characteristics and local hospital expertise. (onlinejacc.org)