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Pericardial injury following severe sepsis from faecal peritonitis--a case report on the use of continuous cardiac output monitoring.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10101564     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a case of a 43-year-old man who developed reversible myocardial depression and pericarditis related to severe sepsis secondary to rectosigmoid colonic perforation. The management of this patient was aided by the use of a continuous thermodilution cardiac output catheter and monitor, recently introduced in clinical practice.
Authors:
M R Forster; P C Ip-Yam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0304-4602     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-20     Completed Date:  1999-05-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503289     Medline TA:  Ann Acad Med Singapore     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  857-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cardiac Output*
Catheterization, Swan-Ganz
Colon / injuries
Colon, Sigmoid / injuries
Feces
Humans
Intestinal Perforation / complications*
Male
Monitoring, Physiologic*
Pericarditis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Peritonitis / etiology*,  therapy
Sepsis / etiology*

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