Catheter pericardiocentesis in the postoperative period.

Abstract

Catheter pericardiocentesis was performed under fluoroscopy in 52 cases. Differentiated localized injection of contrast medium was of value for inserting the needle to a suitable site in the pericardial sac. The catheter tip could be positioned in different fluid filled compartments.

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@article{Erikson1983CatheterPI, title={Catheter pericardiocentesis in the postoperative period.}, author={Uno Erikson and Torkel {\AA}berg and G Klingen}, journal={Acta radiologica: diagnosis}, year={1983}, volume={24 1}, pages={33-6} }