Diagnosis and management of pericardial effusion.

  title={Diagnosis and management of pericardial effusion.},
  author={Jaume Sagrist{\`a}-Sauleda and Axel Sarrias Merc{\'e} and Jordi Soler-Soler},
  journal={World journal of cardiology},
  volume={3 5},
Pericardial effusion is a common finding in everyday clinical practice. The first challenge to the clinician is to try to establish an etiologic diagnosis. Sometimes, the pericardial effusion can be easily related to a known underlying disease, such as acute myocardial infarction, cardiac surgery, end-stage renal disease or widespread metastatic neoplasm. When no obvious cause is apparent, some clinical findings can be useful to establish a diagnosis of probability. The presence of acute… CONTINUE READING
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  • J Mercé, J Sagristà-Sauleda, G Permanyer-Miralda, Soler
  • World J Cardiol
  • 2010

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