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Chylopericardium presenting with tamponade and cardiogenic shock.
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PMID:  20487105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We are presenting a rare case of cardiogenic shock caused by chylopericardium. After the initial pericardial drainage and failed conservative treatment, thoracic duct ligation was performed with good long-term outcome. Literature on the subject is reviewed.
Dimitri Novitzky; Maya Guglin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  522-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33606, USA.
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