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Pericardial temponade

Mehrdad Saravi, Mohsen Vakili Sadeghi, Hassan Mahmoodi Nesheli
Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) in young children improves results in β-thalassemia major. Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is an important complication of peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. GVHD affects heart with a behavior resembling an autoimmune disease, including pericardial effusion. We describe a 22-year-old β-thalassemia major patient who underwent bone marrow transplantation with an HLA-identical sibling donor. The patient didn't have any serious problem until 15 months after transplantation...
September 2016: Archives of Iranian Medicine
Samir Diab, Mohammad Diab
SESSION TYPE: DVT/PE/Pulmonary Hypertension Posters IIPRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PMPURPOSE: This particular complication of vertebroplasty calls for better awareness and care against such complication.METHODS: A 28-year male with 4-year history of ulcerative colitis was maintained on prednisolone, mesalazine and infiximab. He underwent cement vertebroplasty for severe lumbar spine osteoporosis, 24 hours after which he developed right pleuritic pain and dyspnea. Chest X-ray,Echocardiogram, Chest CT-Angiogram and Lab tests were performed...
October 1, 2012: Chest
F W Cooper, E A Stead, J V Warren
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 1944: Annals of Surgery
Y Li, J Zhou, J Zhang
OBJECTIVE: To insert a tube into pericardial cavity as an emergent measure of diagnosis and treatment in patients with malignant pericardial effusion. METHODS: Pericardial puncture was followed by insertion of drainage tube (diameter = 1.8 mm) through the puncture needle. The effusion collected was examined for cancer cells. After drainage, chemotherapeutic agents were administered. Four hours later, drainage was continued for 2 days (< or = 30 ml pericardial fluid drained in 24 hr) and the tube was removed...
January 2000: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
R C de Lacerda, P B Andrea, E Machado Neto, C B de Figueiredo, A B Teixeira, P C de Carvalho
A 67 year-old normotensive woman had a syncope followed by shock and remained anuric after hemodynamic stabilization. Paraplegia and paresis of the right upper limb, as well as signs of ischemia of the distal lower limbs were noted. The possibility of acute aortic dissection was raised and confirmed by computed tomography. The paraplegia was attributed to an ischemic infarction of the spinal cord. The patient died on the fourth hospital day due to a pericardial temponade. This rare and not well recognized complication of aortic dissection is briefly reviewed...
April 1998: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
A Singh, B S Tung, B R Prabhakar, A Sharma, S Singh
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September 1984: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
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