The Diagnostic Value of Pericardial Fluid and Pericardial Biopsy: Single Center Experiences.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Patients with recurrent pericardial effusion and pericardial tamponade are usually treated in thoracic surgery clinics by VATS (video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery) or open pericardial window operation. The diagnostic importance of pathological evaluation of the pericardial fluid and tissue in the same patients has been reported in few studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1532/hsf.1328

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@article{Yildirim2016TheDV, title={The Diagnostic Value of Pericardial Fluid and Pericardial Biopsy: Single Center Experiences.}, author={Mehmet Yildirim and Recep Ustaalioğlu and Murat Erkan and Bala Başak Oven Ustaalioglu and Hatice Oruc Demirbag and Murat Yasaroglu and Ilgaz Doğusoy and Tamer Okay}, journal={The heart surgery forum}, year={2016}, volume={19 1}, pages={E23-7} }