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Native right atrial tamponade with the Jarvik total artificial heart.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2036844     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Following a massive myocardial infarction culminating in cardiogenic shock, a 61-year-old man underwent implantation of the Jarvik 70-ml total artificial heart. On the fifth postoperative day, hemodynamic instability coupled with subtle radiographic changes and impaired mechanical right ventricular diastolic inflow were instrumental in establishing the diagnosis of localized native right atrial tamponade. To our knowledge, this report is the first detailed discussion of this phenomenon.
Authors:
P Linden; K Stein; J Pristas; R L Kormos; B P Griffith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-03     Completed Date:  1991-07-03     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1523-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Health Center of Pittsburgh.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Heart / radiography
Heart, Artificial*
Hemodynamics
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Shock, Cardiogenic / surgery
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted

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