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Systolic time intervals in cardiac tamponade.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1015355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Systolic time intervals (STI) have been measured in three patients with cardiac tamponade. The left ventricular ejection time (LVET), the preejection period (PEP) and the ratio PEP/LVET deviated significantly from the normal values. All three parameters improved immediately after pericardiocentesis and aspiration. The total electromechanical systole changed to only a minor degree. Measurement of STI may be a valuable tool in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac tamponade.
Authors:
O Brubakk; T Kalager; M Foling; C O Solberg; O Overa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta medica Scandinavica     Volume:  200     ISSN:  0001-6101     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Med Scand     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-15     Completed Date:  1977-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370330     Medline TA:  Acta Med Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  465-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blood Pressure
Cardiac Tamponade / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Female
Heart Rate*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Phonocardiography
Time Factors

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