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Cardiac tamponade: chylopericardium presenting 2 weeks after mechanical aortic valve replacement through a median sternotomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19853077     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chylopericardium is a rare disorder that can be secondary to thoracic duct injury. Consequences include nutritional, metabolic, and immunologic abnormalities, as well as cardiac complications, such as pericarditis and cardiac tamponade. We present a case of chylopericardium presenting as cardiac tamponade after a median sternotomy for mechanical aortic valve replacement.
Authors:
Nnamdi Nwaejike; Wail O El-Amin; James Kuo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-26     Completed Date:  2009-11-16     Revised Date:  2010-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e53-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
South West Cardiothoracic Centre, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom. justnnamdi@aol.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortic Valve / surgery*
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*
Female
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*,  methods*
Humans
Middle Aged
Pericardial Effusion / complications*,  etiology*
Sternum / surgery
Thoracotomy* / methods
Time Factors
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul;90(1):360-1; author reply 361-2   [PMID:  20609829 ]

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