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Reversible severe biventricular dysfunction postpericardiocentesis for tuberculous pericardial tamponade.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22689547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transient severe biventricular systolic dysfunction is a rare phenomenon postpericardiocentesis. Here, the authors report the clinical scenario of a young male who presented with pericardial tamponade that was tuberculous in origin. Soon postpericardiocentesis, he had biventricular dysfunction that recovered spontaneously. The authors discuss the clinical presentation, investigations and pathogenesis of this complication.
Authors:
Rashed Al Banna; Aysha Husain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain.
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