pericardial


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pericardial

[‚per·ə′kärd·ē·əl]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the pericardium.
Located around the heart.
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Confirmation of the diagnosis is through cytology of biopsy or pericardial fluid.
Pericardial fluid was sent for cytology as well as viral, fungal, aerobic, anaerobic, and AFB cultures that were all negative.
Pericardial fluid from patients who underwent pericardiocentesis was analyzed for cell count, protein, and LDH content as well as cultures.
Primary pericardial neoplasms are rare entities with estimated prevalence of 0.001 to 0.007% based on mostly case series studies [1, 2].
To our knowledge, there have not been any reports of influenza B leading to pericardial effusion and tamponade in adults.
The echocardiogram showed a progressive resolution of the pericardial disorder without constrictive physiology.
Transthoracic echocardiography is another diagnostic tool, which is the best diagnostic tool to evaluate a pericardial compromise, and followed by a computed tomography (CT) and a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Though the pericardial tube was still in place it was obstructed by coagulated blood.
A CT scan was performed, revealing a pericardial effusion and trace pleural effusion (Figures 1-6).
In an additional 0.29% of patients, a hemodynamically insignificant pericardial effusion was observed that did not require intervention.
University of Calgary researchers are the first to discover a previously unidentified cell population in the pericardial fluid found inside the sac around the heart.