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Fatal migratory pulmonary thromboembolism following successful pericardiocentesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20553319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Echocardiography-guided pericardiocentesis is relatively safe with minimal risk in experienced hands. However, complications can occur because of the procedure. This report describes a unique case of an 84-year-old man with unanticipated fatal pulmonary thromboembolism following a successful pericardiocentesis.
Authors:
Tahlil A Warsame; Hyun Suk Yang; Farouk Mookadam; Dan Sorajja; Yang Den; Sherif E Moustafa; Mohsen S Alharthi; Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
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