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Echocardiography in pericardial disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18165123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since its introduction into clinical cardiology in the 1960's, echocardiography has become an essential and integral part of the evaluation of the cardiac patient. Dr. Harvey Feigenbaum had a seminal role in popularizing echocardiography. Detection of pericardial effusion was one of the first applications of echocardiography to gain widespread acceptance. Over the past 40 years, echocardiography has become a ubiquitous, first line tool for evaluating the pericardium and other cardiac structures.
Authors:
Samuel Wann; Edward Passen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1097-6795     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-31     Completed Date:  2008-01-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8801388     Medline TA:  J Am Soc Echocardiogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA. samuelwann@whvc.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Tamponade / diagnosis,  history*,  ultrasonography*
Echocardiography / history*,  methods
History, 20th Century
Humans
Pericardial Effusion / diagnosis,  history*,  ultrasonography*
Pericardium / surgery*

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