CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CORRELATIONS Uremic Pericarditis as a Cause of Cardiac Tamponade

@inproceedings{BALDWIN2005CLINICOPATHOLOGICCU,
  title={CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CORRELATIONS Uremic Pericarditis as a Cause of Cardiac Tamponade},
  author={JERRY J. BALDWIN and Jesse E. Edwards},
  year={2005}
}
Uremic pericarditis may complicate either acute or, more commonly, chronic renal failure. When dialysis is not employed, uremic pericarditis is usually a preterminal event and is characterized by a serofibrinous exudation of an amount inadequate to cause cardiac tamponade. Nevertheless, cardiac tamponade may uncommonly be observed in nondialyzed patients… CONTINUE READING

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