Large pericardial effusions in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

@article{Reynolds1992LargePE,
  title={Large pericardial effusions in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.},
  author={Marleta Reynolds and Susan R Hecht and Marvin Berger and Antonia Kolokathis and Steven F. Horowitz},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1992},
  volume={102 6},
  pages={1746-7}
}
The increasing importance of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) as a cause of large, clinically significant pericardial effusions has not been well documented. To determine the frequency and characteristics of large AIDS-associated pericardial effusions, we reviewed the records of 50 consecutive patients undergoing pericardiocentesis between 1985… CONTINUE READING