• symptoms
  • Pericardial effusion:What are the symptoms? (wikipedia.org)
  • Severe symptoms are fullness/bloating above the waist, shortness of breath, pleural effusion, urination significantly darker or has ceased, calf and chest pains, marked abdominal bloating or distention, and lower abdominal pains (in addition to mild and moderate symptoms). (wikipedia.org)
  • drainage
  • The insertion of a pericardial catheter for prolonged drainage or pericardial sclerosis provides more definitive freedom from recurrence, without a significant increase in periprocedural mortality or morbidity. (acc.org)
  • 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)