Silent pericardial effusion in late pregnancy: A new entity


Of 123 healthy pregnant women examined systematically by M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiography at various stages of gestation, 46 were in their late pregnancy (32nd–38th week) of whom 19 (41.3%) showed unexpected signs of pericardial effusion on the echocardiogram. Following Horowitz’s criteria, the effusion was large in 2, moderate in 4, and small in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02625109


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@article{Haiat1984SilentPE, title={Silent pericardial effusion in late pregnancy: A new entity}, author={Robert Haiat and Christine Halphen}, journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology}, year={1984}, volume={7}, pages={267-269} }