Clinical and cytological correlations in pericardial effusions with cardiac tamponade.

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We studied 27 patients diagnosed with pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade on which pericardiocentesis was performed. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the benefits and limits of the cytological examination of the pericardial liquid in the etiological diagnosis and the treatment of patients with cardiac tamponade. The pericardial liquid taken… (More)

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@article{Petcu2009ClinicalAC, title={Clinical and cytological correlations in pericardial effusions with cardiac tamponade.}, author={D P Petcu and C. P. Petcu and Carmen Florina Popescu and Constantin Bătăiosu and Diana M Alexandru}, journal={Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie}, year={2009}, volume={50 2}, pages={251-6} }