Anesthetic management of cardiac tamponade after dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy.

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We report a case of cardiac tamponade in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy after undergoing dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation. General anesthesia was required for subxiphoid pericardiotomy. Although the occurrence rate of adverse events with ICDs has been reported to be high, the acute onset of significant cardiac… (More)

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@article{Sato2004AnestheticMO, title={Anesthetic management of cardiac tamponade after dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy.}, author={Yoshiharu Sato and Takashi Horiguchi and Toshiaki Nishikawa}, journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia}, year={2004}, volume={16 7}, pages={554-6} }