pericardial fluid


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pericardial fluid

[‚per·ə′kärd·ē·əl ′flü·əd]
(physiology)
The fluid in the pericardial cavity.
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dagger]) Skin/soft tissue: wound, abscess, tissue, or exit catheter; disseminated: blood, bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid, pericardial fluid, or peritoneal fluid; lymph node: lymph node or neck abscess; joint: synovial or joint fluid; other: urine, eye, sinus, or nasopharyngeal.
One patient expired because of right ventricular injury during pericardial fluid drainage, and another one died because of acute decompression syndrome after pericardial fluid drainage.
The pericardial fluid in RMP is serous and sterile, and is often associated with polyserositis not responsive to antibiotics but to NSAIDs.
sup][2] In the present case, the continuous increase in ADA levels in the pericardial fluid resulted in an initial misdiagnosis.
11) Viable HIV was isolated from the cultured blood sample on 17th day of autopsy, pleural fluid on 14th day of autopsy and pericardial fluid on 16th day of autopsy.
It should be noted that transthoracic ultrasonography can sometimes underestimate the actual quantity of pericardial fluid, underlining the utter importance of cardiac CT and IRM examination.
A pericardial fluid adenosine deaminase level [greater than or equal to] 35 U/L has a sensitivity and specificity of 89% and 74%, respectively, for the diagnosis of TB pericarditis.
Chemical characteristics of the pericardial fluid were similar to the previous analysis.
Around 1000 ml of pericardial fluid was drained and the patient improved significantly.
21,22) Cytologic analysis of the pericardial fluid in the case reported here was consistent with hemorrhage, and no neoplastic cells were seen in the fluid sample.
The 40 EPTB samples included pus aspirated from different sites of the body (n=19) pleural fluid (n=11) ascitic fluid (n=7) pericardial fluid CSF and urine one each.
Medical Laboratory Technology: A medical laboratory scientist (MLS) (also referred to as a medical technologist or clinical laboratory technologist) is a healthcare professional who performs chemical hematological immunologic microscopic and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood urine sputum stool cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) peritoneal fluid pericardial fluid and synovial fluid as well as other specimens.