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Cardiac Tamponade

Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or blood (HEMOPERICARDIUM) in the PERICARDIUM surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and CARDIAC OUTPUT can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.

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Tree Number(s): C14.280.155

MeSH Unique ID: D002305

Entry Terms:

  • Cardiac Tamponades
  • Tamponade, Cardiac
  • Tamponades, Cardiac
  • Pericardial Tamponade
  • Pericardial Tamponades
  • Tamponade, Pericardial
  • Tamponades, Pericardial

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