Cardiac tamponade

What is Cardiac tamponade?

It is an acute type of pericardial effusion in which fluid accumulates in the pericardium.

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I recently lost my boyfriend, age 47, to what autopsy revealed as cardiac tamponade, serious sudden attack/death. None of his family have had this...

doctor1 MD

welcome to Health care magic.
1.Sorry and so sad for what you are going through at this time.
2.Its not hereditary, its isolates as the report...

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Hi, I had a mitral valve repair 3 years ago, having the chordae replaced. I also had a large Cardiac Tamponade, and ended up in ITU. For the past...

doctor1 MD

this pain may be related with oprative scar.get repeat 2decho and MRI chest done to rule out any other problem.

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what does it mean when your systolic and diastolic numbers are close together? high bp numbers such as 150/131... what does this mean?

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Thanks for the query

The difference between systolic and diastolic pressure is known as pulse pressure
It is considered abnormal if the difference...

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