The role of bedside ultrasound in the diagnosis of pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade

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This review article discusses two clinical cases of patients presenting to the emergency department with pericardial effusions. The role of bedside ultrasound in the detection of pericardial effusions is investigated, with special attention to the specific ultrasound features of cardiac tamponade. Through this review, clinicians caring for patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0974-2700.93118

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