pericardial effusion

Summary

Summary: Presence of fluid within the pericardium.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases executive summary; The Task force on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:587-610. 2004
  2. ncbi Effusive-constrictive pericarditis
    Jaume Sagristà-Sauleda
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    N Engl J Med 350:469-75. 2004
  3. ncbi Diagnostic value of the biochemical composition of pericardial effusions in patients undergoing pericardiocentesis
    Shomron Ben-Horin
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 99:1294-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Pericardial tamponade as the first manifestation of adenocarcinoma
    I de la Gandara
    Services of Oncology, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Acta Oncol 36:429-31. 1997
  5. pmc The prevalence and outcome of effusive constrictive pericarditis: a systematic review of the literature
    Mpiko Ntsekhe
    Cardiac Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:281-5. 2012
  6. ncbi Effectiveness and prognosis of initial pericardiocentesis in the primary management of malignant pericardial effusion
    Angel Apodaca-Cruz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:154-61. 2010
  7. ncbi Hospital outcome of moderate to severe pericardial effusion complicating ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 122:1902-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of chest X-ray and echocardiography for cardiac tamponade in post cardiac surgery patients
    Mohammad Hamid
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 56:104-7. 2006
  9. ncbi Incidence of pericardial effusion in patients presenting to the emergency department with unexplained dyspnea
    M Blaivas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1143-6. 2001
  10. pmc Practical aspects of the management of pericardial disease
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 89:1096-103. 2003

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  1. ncbi Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases executive summary; The Task force on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:587-610. 2004
  2. ncbi Effusive-constrictive pericarditis
    Jaume Sagristà-Sauleda
    Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital General Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    N Engl J Med 350:469-75. 2004
    ..pericarditis is an uncommon pericardial syndrome characterized by concomitant tamponade, caused by tense pericardial effusion, and constriction, caused by the visceral pericardium...
  3. ncbi Diagnostic value of the biochemical composition of pericardial effusions in patients undergoing pericardiocentesis
    Shomron Ben-Horin
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Cardiol 99:1294-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, most PEs are exudates. The analysis of pericardial fluid biochemical and cell-count composition is generally not helpful for the diagnosis of most PEs...
  4. ncbi Pericardial tamponade as the first manifestation of adenocarcinoma
    I de la Gandara
    Services of Oncology, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Acta Oncol 36:429-31. 1997
    ..The therapeutic procedures included pericardiocentesis in 9 patients (6 of whom had recurrent tamponade), a pericardial window in 4 and pericardiotomy in 4 (without recurrences). The mean survival was 4 months...
  5. pmc The prevalence and outcome of effusive constrictive pericarditis: a systematic review of the literature
    Mpiko Ntsekhe
    Cardiac Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:281-5. 2012
    ..Appropriate studies are needed to determine the epidemiology of ECP in tuberculous pericarditis, which is one of the leading causes of pericardial disease in the world...
  6. ncbi Effectiveness and prognosis of initial pericardiocentesis in the primary management of malignant pericardial effusion
    Angel Apodaca-Cruz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico City, Mexico
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:154-61. 2010
    We retrospectively reviewed the records of 100 patients with malignant disease and symptomatic pericardial effusion initially treated with pericardiocentesis at the National Cancer Institute of Mexico between 1985 and 2009...
  7. ncbi Hospital outcome of moderate to severe pericardial effusion complicating ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Jaume Figueras
    Unitat Coronaria, Servei de Cardiologia, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Circulation 122:1902-9. 2010
    Hospital prognosis of moderate to severe pericardial effusion (MPE; ≥10 mm) in ST-elevation myocardial infarction is largely unknown.
  8. ncbi Diagnostic value of chest X-ray and echocardiography for cardiac tamponade in post cardiac surgery patients
    Mohammad Hamid
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 56:104-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of X-ray and echocardiography (ECHO) as a diagnostic tool for cardiac tamponade in adult cardiac surgery patients...
  9. ncbi Incidence of pericardial effusion in patients presenting to the emergency department with unexplained dyspnea
    M Blaivas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 8:1143-6. 2001
    To evaluate the frequency of pericardial effusion in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with unexplained, new onset dyspnea.
  10. pmc Practical aspects of the management of pericardial disease
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 89:1096-103. 2003
  11. ncbi The management of tuberculous pericardial effusion: experience in 233 consecutive patients
    H Reuter
    TREAD Research Cardiology Unit, Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, Parow, Western Cape, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J S Afr 18:20-5. 2007
    ..We report on the 30-day and one-year outcome of consecutive effusive pericarditis patients, including those with tuberculous pericarditis, over a six-year-period...
  12. ncbi Pericardial effusion in AIDS. Incidence and survival
    P A Heidenreich
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Circulation 92:3229-34. 1995
    BACKGROUND: Although pericardial effusion is known to be common among patients infected with HIV, the incidence of pericardial effusion and its relation to survival have never been described...
  13. ncbi A modern approach to tuberculous pericarditis
    Faisal F Syed
    Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 50:218-36. 2007
    ..Tuberculosis is responsible for approximately 70% of cases of large pericardial effusion and most cases of constrictive pericarditis in developing countries, where most of the world's population ..
  14. pmc Effusive constrictive pericarditis secondary to undifferentiated pericardial sarcoma
    P A Calvert
    Heart 92:1034. 2006
  15. ncbi Surgical management of symptomatic pericardial effusion in patients with solid malignancies
    Jefferson Luiz Gross
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital do Cancer A C Camargo, Rua Professor Antonio Prudente, 211 Liberdade, Sao Paulo, SP, 01509 010, Brazil
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1732-8. 2006
    Symptomatic pericardial effusion in patients with cancer may lead to a life-threatening event that requires diligent treatment, but the best surgical treatment is still controversial...
  16. ncbi Gemcitabine-induced pericardial effusion and tamponade after unblocked cardiac irradiation
    Dan T Vogl
    Abramson Cancer Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 46:1313-20. 2005
    ..We report four cases of hemodynamically significant pericardial effusion in patients with refractory lymphoma who were receiving gemcitabine, all of whom had a history of ..
  17. ncbi A case of effusive-constrictive pericarditis after cardiac surgery
    M Ito
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Niigata University School of Medicine, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Niigata 951 8517, Niigata, Japan
    Mayo Clin Proc 76:555-8. 2001
    ..An echocardiogram demonstrated massive pericardial effusion. Cardiac catheterization revealed elevation and equilibrium of the 4-chamber diastolic pressure and a dip-..
  18. pmc A 15-year-old girl with a large pericardial effusion
    Roel J Bolt
    Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 167:811-2. 2008
    ..We describe a 15-year-old girl admitted for a large pericardial effusion. Subxiphoid pericardial biopsy was performed. Biopsy samples were positive for M...
  19. ncbi CT findings in patients with pericardial effusion: differentiation of malignant and benign disease
    Joo Sung Sun
    Department of Radiology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Yeongtong Gu, Suwon 443721, Republic of Korea
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:W489-94. 2010
    This study was designed to validate the usefulness of a CT finding of abnormal pericardial thickening and to investigate the value of associated thoracic changes in predicting the presence of malignant pericardial effusion.
  20. ncbi Diagnostic issues in the clinical management of pericarditis
    M Imazio
    Cardiology Department, Maria Vittoria Hospital, Torino, Italy
    Int J Clin Pract 64:1384-92. 2010
    ..To review the current major diagnostic issues on the diagnosis of acute and recurrent pericarditis...
  21. ncbi Aetiological diagnosis in acute and recurrent pericarditis: when and how
    Massimo Imazio
    Cardiology Department, Maria Vittoria Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:217-30. 2009
    ..In developed countries the clinicians should rule out neoplastic, tuberculous, and purulent pericarditis, as well as pericarditis related to a systemic disease...
  22. ncbi Role of biochemical tests in the diagnosis of large pericardial effusions
    Lesley J Burgess
    Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Chest 121:495-9. 2002
    ..To determine the biochemical characteristics of large pericardial effusions in various disease states, and to assess their utility as diagnostic tools...
  23. ncbi Treatment of pericardial disease
    Salman Azam
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Cardiovasc Ther 29:308-14. 2011
    ..This article reviews pericarditis and its sequelae, pericardial effusions, cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis...
  24. ncbi Pericardial tamponade as initial presentation of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    F M González Valverde
    Department of Surgery, Hospital de la Vega Baja, Orihuela, Spain
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:205-7. 2005
    We herein describe a 19-year-old woman who presented with pericardial effusion that resulted in heart tamponade. The clinicopathological study revealed papillary carcinoma of the thyroid metastasized to the heart...
  25. ncbi Etiological diagnosis of pericardial effusion
    Pierre Yves Levy
    Unite des Rickettsies, Universite de la Mediterranee, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Future Microbiol 1:229-39. 2006
    ..noninvasive method for the detection of effusion, has clarified the definition from pericarditis to pericardial effusion, which is a standardized and clear entity...
  26. ncbi Cardiovascular emergencies: pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade
    Jo Ann Flounders
    Medical Oncology and Hematology, Drexel Hill, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E48-55. 2003
  27. ncbi Iatrogenic pericardial effusion and tamponade in the percutaneous intracardiac intervention era
    David R Holmes
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:705-17. 2009
    ..These approaches carry with them the potential for pericardial effusion (PE) and cardiac tamponade, particularly in the setting when intraprocedural anticoagulation is being ..
  28. ncbi The composition of normal pericardial fluid and its implications for diagnosing pericardial effusions
    Shomron Ben-Horin
    Department of Medicine F, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med 118:636-40. 2005
    ..Moreover, there is little data regarding the normal composition of the physiological pericardial fluid, which could serve as a reference for pathological effusions...
  29. ncbi Echocardiographic and clinicopathologic characterization of pericardial effusion in dogs: 107 cases (1985-2006)
    Kristin A MacDonald
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 235:1456-61. 2009
    To evaluate sensitivity and specificity of echocardiography for diagnosis of cardiac masses in dogs with pericardial effusion.
  30. ncbi Biochemical analysis of pleural, peritoneal and pericardial effusions
    L J Burgess
    TREAD Research Cardiology Unit, Stellenbosch University, P O Box 19174, Tygerberg 7505, Parow, South Africa
    Clin Chim Acta 343:61-84. 2004
    ..A wide range of biochemical tests may be requested. This review critically examines the various analytes that have been used to investigate these body fluids...
  31. ncbi Ergotamine-induced pleural and pericardial effusion successfully treated with colchicine
    V Helsen
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 68:113-5. 2013
    ..and diuretics, the pleural effusion increased on chest X-ray and there were signs of pleural and pericardial effusion on computed tomography (CT) scan...
  32. pmc Presentation pattern and management of effusive-constrictive pericarditis in Ibadan
    M A Salami
    Department of Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Division, University College Hospital and College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:206-11. 2012
    ..We sought to provide further information by addressing the evolution and clinico-pathological pattern, and optimal surgical management of this disease...
  33. ncbi CT based volume measurement and estimation in cases of pericardial effusion
    Lars C Ebert
    Virtopsy, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190 52, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:126-31. 2012
    The measurement of fluid volumes in cases of pericardial effusion is a necessary procedure during autopsy...
  34. ncbi Symptomatic pericardial effusion after chemoradiation therapy in esophageal cancer patients
    Junichi Fukada
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87:487-93. 2013
    We investigated clinical and treatment-related factors as predictors of symptomatic pericardial effusion in esophageal cancer patients after concurrent chemoradiation therapy.
  35. ncbi Risk factors for pericardial effusion in inoperable esophageal cancer patients treated with definitive chemoradiation therapy
    Xiong Wei
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:707-14. 2008
    To identify clinical and dosimetric factors influencing the risk of pericardial effusion (PCE) in patients with inoperable esophageal cancer treated with definitive concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy (RT).
  36. ncbi Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome presenting as pericarditis and pericardial effusion
    Alwyn Rapose
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0435, USA
    Cardiology 110:142-4. 2008
    ..Pericarditis and pericardial effusion are rare manifestations of IRIS...
  37. ncbi Increased occurrence of pericardial effusion in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Qi Qian
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:1223-7. 2007
    Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a common hereditary disease with prominent connective tissue manifestations. A frequent occurrence of asymptomatic pericardial effusion has been observed in patients with ADPKD.
  38. ncbi Medical therapy of pericardial diseases: part II: Noninfectious pericarditis, pericardial effusion and constrictive pericarditis
    Massimo Imazio
    Cardiology Department, Maria Vittoria Hospital, Torino, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 11:785-94. 2010
    ..diseases that can be encountered in the clinical setting include acute and recurrent pericarditis, pericardial effusion with or without cardiac tamponade, and constrictive pericarditis...
  39. ncbi A retrospective study of clinical findings, treatment and outcome in 143 dogs with pericardial effusion
    M Stafford Johnson
    Veterinary Cardiorespiratory Centre, 43 Waverley Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire
    J Small Anim Pract 45:546-52. 2004
    A retrospective study of 143 dogs with pericardial effusion is presented, including a statistical analysis of survival time...
  40. ncbi Post-traumatic myocardial infarction complicated with left ventricular aneurysm and pericardial effusion
    Young Won Yoon
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei Universitiy College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Trauma 63:E73-5. 2007
  41. pmc A case of rheumatoid pericarditis with high concentrations of interleukin-6 in pericardial fluid
    N Shikama
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba Municipal Hospital, 827 Yahagi Chuo ku, Chiba City, Chiba 260 0851, Japan
    Heart 83:711-2. 2000
    ..The concentration of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in pericardial fluid was notably increased compared with serum. IL-6 may be associated with progression or maintenance of rheumatoid pericarditis...
  42. ncbi The use of adenosine deaminase and interferon-gamma as diagnostic tools for tuberculous pericarditis
    Lesley J Burgess
    Department of Cardiology, Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Chest 122:900-5. 2002
    ..We investigated ADA and IFN-gamma levels in pericardial effusions of different etiologies...
  43. ncbi Pericardial effusion: a rare presentation of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
    Fernando P Chaves
    Boston Medical Center, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Hematol 77:381-3. 2004
    ..CT scan showed small mediastinal lymph nodes and pericardial effusion. Diagnosis was established by cytomorphologic evaluation and flow cytometric analysis of the pericardial ..
  44. ncbi Management of pericardial effusion the role of echocardiography in establishing the indications and the selection of the approach for drainage
    Arsen D Ristic
    University Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Herz 30:144-50. 2005
  45. ncbi Pericardial effusion complicating novel influenza A (H1N1) infection in an infant
    Katalin Koranyi
    College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:782-3. 2010
    We report the case of a 3-month-old boy with novel influenza A (H1N1) infection complicated by pericardial effusion. The patient was treated with pericardial drainage, oseltamivir, and ibuprofen and improved...
  46. ncbi Angiosarcoma in a pregnant woman presenting with pericardial tamponade--a case report and review of the literature
    Nassir A Azimi
    Yale University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Angiology 57:251-7. 2006
    ..They review the literature involving pericardial disease in pregnancy and discuss important issues in management and include a discussion of angiosarcoma...
  47. ncbi Electrocardiographic changes resulting from pericardial effusion drainage
    Hae Ok Jung
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Cardiol 106:437-41. 2010
    Electrocardiographic (ECG) changes resulting from drainage of pericardial effusion (PE) have not been systematically studied...
  48. ncbi Specific self-antigen-driven immune response in pericardial effusion as an isolated GVHD manifestation
    A Lev
    Cancer Research Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Bone Marrow Transplant 45:1084-7. 2010
    b>Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade have been described as GVHD manifestations in the post transplant period...
  49. ncbi [Pericardial window by videothoracoscope in the treatment of pericardial effusion and tamponade]
    Juan J Fibla
    Servicio de Cirugía Torácica, Hospital Universitari Sagrat Cor, Barcelona, Espana
    Cir Esp 83:145-8. 2008
    Malignancies are the most common causes of pericardial effusion (PE) or tamponade (PT). Lung and breast carcinoma are the most frequent...
  50. ncbi Case report. Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome with pericardial effusion
    Praveen Dharaskar
    Department of Pediatrics, Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Sci 61:527-30. 2007
    ..e. Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome) with pericardial effusion. The child presented with generalized swelling, breathlessness and difficulty in walking and in getting up ..
  51. ncbi Neoplastic pericardial effusion
    Marwan M Refaat
    Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Clin Cardiol 34:593-8. 2011
    Neoplastic pericardial effusion is a serious and common clinical disorder encountered by cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, oncologists, and radiation oncologists...
  52. ncbi [Neoplastic pericarditis--the role of different diagnostic procedures]
    Anna Pawlak-Cieślik
    Klinika Chorob Wewnetrznych Klatki Piersiowej
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 115:37-44. 2006
    ..Consecutive medical records of the patients with pericardial effusion treated with pericardiocentesis or pericardioscopy in the period of 1982-2002 were analyzed retrospectively...
  53. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of pericardial disease and intracardiac thrombus
    John D Grizzard
    Non Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0615, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:401-19, vii. 2009
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  54. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in malignant and autoreactive pericardial effusion
    Steffen Lamparter
    Diakonie Krankenhaus Wehrda, Department of Internal Medicine, Marburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 95:1065-9. 2005
    ..Recent reports have suggested a potential role of MMPs in the evolution of pericardial effusion (PE)...
  55. ncbi A right heart angiosarcoma with rapidly progressing hemorrhagic pericardial effusion
    Yanjun Gong
    Department of Cardiology, Peking University First Hospital, China
    Intern Med 50:455-8. 2011
    ..describe a 66-year-old man who suffered from cough and hemoptysis and then experienced rapidly progressing hemorrhagic pericardial effusion. After a set of examinations he was diagnosed as right heart angiosarcoma. His outcome was poor.
  56. ncbi Pericardiocentesis guided by 2-D echocardiography: the method of choice for treatment of pericardial effusion
    M Lindenberger
    Department of Medicine and Care, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Intern Med 253:411-7. 2003
    ..Percutaneous pericardiocentesis guided by 2-D echocardiography has been used at Linköping Heart Centre since 1983...
  57. ncbi Effusive constrictive pericarditis: 2D, 3D echocardiography and MRI imaging
    Brian Zagol
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Echocardiography 24:1110-4. 2007
    The entity of effusive constrictive pericarditis (ECP) combines clinical and echocardiographic features of pericardial effusion and constrictive pericarditis...
  58. ncbi Pericardial effusion, right-sided pleural effusion and ascites associated with stage IV endometriosis. A case report
    Michelle Francis
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Cardiology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:463-5. 2003
    ..Endometriosis has rarely been associated with ascites and less often with pleural (usually right-sided) effusion...
  59. pmc Pericardial effusion: haemodynamic spectrum
    R Shabetai
    VA Health Care System, Cardiology 111 A, La Jolla, CA 92161, USA
    Heart 90:255-6. 2004
  60. ncbi Spontaneous chylopericardium: delineation of the underlying anatomic pathology by CT lymphangiography
    Maxim Itkin
    Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1595-7. 2009
    ..We theorized that the development of the pathologic lymphatic ducts in close proximity to the pericardium resulted in the development of the slowly accumulating chylopericardium...
  61. ncbi New directions in diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease. A project of the Taskforce on Pericardial Disease of the World Heart Federation
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:769-80. 2000
    ..vs placebo in chronic/recurring pericarditis without pericardiocentesis; TRIPE (triamcinolone in pericardial effusion)--intrapericardial instillation of triamcinolone + 6 months colchicine vs pericardial puncture without ..
  62. ncbi Tuberculous pericardial abscess with impending pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade
    Saulat Hasnain Fatimi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Pak Med Assoc 61:286-7. 2011
    ..Acute tuberculous pericardial abscess was the diagnosis made after histopathology which was successfully managed with sternotomy along with drainage of pus...
  63. ncbi Cytokine activation in pericardial fluids in different forms of pericarditis
    S Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:748-54. 2000
    There are many causes of pericardial effusion and it is useful to classify them etiologically, since this disorder is the most common pathologic process involving the pericardium...
  64. ncbi Porridge-like tuberculous cardiac tamponade: treatment difficulties in the Horn of Africa
    Pierre Laurent Massoure
    Hôpital Bouffard, Djibouti, SP 85024 00812, Armees, Republic of Djibouti
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:276-8. 2010
    ..Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a 30-mm circumferential echogenic "porridge-like" pericardial effusion with signs of cardiac tamponade. Tuberculosis (TB) was suspected because of its prevalence in Djibouti...
  65. ncbi Potential errors in the diagnosis of pericardial effusion on trauma ultrasound for penetrating injuries
    M Blaivas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:1261-6. 2000
    To evaluate ultrasound error in patients presenting with penetrating injury with a potential for pericardial effusion.
  66. ncbi Rapid diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis by ELISPOT assay
    Yoshihiro Kobashi
    Department of Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Matsushima, Kurashiki, Japan
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:712-5. 2010
    ..was made using the Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)-specific enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISPOT) assay on pericardial effusion mononuclear cells (PEMCs)...
  67. pmc Pericardial effusion of HIV-infected patients ? Results of a prospective multicenter cohort study in the era of antiretroviral therapy
    Alexander Lind
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:480-3. 2011
    ..Previous publications described pericardial effusion as one of the most common HIV-associated cardiac affiliations...
  68. pmc Tuberculous pericarditis presenting as multiple free floating masses in pericardial effusion
    Shin Ae Yoon
    Department of Pediatrics, Chungbuk National University Hospital, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:325-8. 2012
    ..Echocardiography found free floating multiple discoid masses in the pericardial effusion. The masses and exudates were removed by pericardiostomy...
  69. ncbi Traumatic pericardial effusion: impact of diagnostic and surgical approaches
    Yao Kuang Huang
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Heart Failure Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Center, Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
    Resuscitation 81:1682-6. 2010
    In trauma patients with chest injuries, traumatic pericardial effusion is an important scenario to consider because of its close linkage to cardiac injury...
  70. ncbi Cardiac tamponade
    Laurent Bodson
    ICU, Section Thorax Vascular diseases Abdomen Metabolism, University Hospital Ambroise Pare, Boulogne and Faculté de Médecine Paris Ile de France Ouest, Universite de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, Versailles, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:416-24. 2011
    ..To re-emphasize the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac tamponade...
  71. ncbi Unusual cases in multiple myeloma and a dramatic response in metastatic lung cancer: Case 1. Multiple myeloma relapse presenting as malignant pericardial effusion
    Robert Zeiser
    Department of Hematology Oncology, University of Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 23:230-1. 2005
  72. ncbi Characterization of the immunological features of tuberculous pericardial effusions in HIV positive and HIV negative patients in contrast with non-tuberculous effusions
    Helmuth Reuter
    Cardiology Unit TREAD Research, P O Box 19174, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 86:125-33. 2006
    ..To investigate the immunopathogenesis of pericardial tuberculosis (TB) and the influence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on the anti-tuberculous immune response...
  73. ncbi Reversible subacute effusive-constrictive pericarditis after correction of double-chambered right ventricle: a case report
    Kimihiro Tanaka
    Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, JR Tokyo General Hospital, Yoyogi 2 1 3, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 151 8528
    J Cardiol 39:267-70. 2002
    ..Two weeks after surgery, the patient had massive pericardial effusion, which acutely progressed to constrictive pericarditis with the symptoms of cardiac tamponade...
  74. ncbi Usefulness of pericardial effusion as new diagnostic criterion for noninvasive detection of myocarditis
    Peter Ong
    Department of Cardiology, Robert Bosch Krankenhaus, Stuttgart, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 108:445-52. 2011
    ..In the present study, we sought to determine whether the presence of pericardial effusion could serve as a new diagnostic criterion and improve the sensitivity of CMR imaging to detect myocarditis...
  75. ncbi Tuberculous effusive-constrictive pericarditis
    J B Russell
    Department of Internal Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Observatory
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:200-1. 2008
    ..We present a patient who was diagnosed with this condition, and highlight the value of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in demonstrating the underlying structural and functional abnormalities...
  76. pmc Purulent pericarditis with greenish pericardial effusion caused by Shewanella algae
    Che Kim Tan
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2817-9. 2008
    We report the first case of purulent pericarditis with greenish pericardial effusion caused by Shewanella algae in a patient with gastric and gallbladder cancer. This case expands the reported spectrum of infection caused by S...
  77. ncbi Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of pericardial effusion in patients who underwent echocardiographically guided pericardiocentesis: Yonsei Cardiovascular Center experience, 1993-2003
    Byoung Chul Cho
    Cardiology Division, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Sinchon Dong Seodaemun Gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:462-8. 2004
    ..as an alternative to electrocardiographically or fluoroscopically guided puncture for the management of pericardial effusion. The objective of this study was to investigate echocardiographically (echo)- guided pericardiocenteses ..
  78. ncbi The pericardial window: is a video-assisted thoracoscopy approach better than a surgical approach?
    Magdi Ibrahim Ahmad Muhammad
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, King Fahad Hospital, Almadinah Almunawarah, Saudi Arabia
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:174-8. 2011
    The approach to the pericardial window in patients with pericardial effusion (PE) remains undefined as to whether a surgical (transthoracic or subxiphoid) or a thoracoscopic pericardial window is the optimal operative approach to PE...
  79. ncbi Video-assisted thoracoscopic pericardial window for diagnosis and management of pericardial effusions
    Georgios P Georghiou
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:607-10. 2005
    ..It also allows an excellent view of both the pleural cavity and pericardium and the precise selection of biopsy sites. We review our 3-year experience with this technique...
  80. ncbi Management of effusive and constrictive pericardial heart disease
    Brian D Hoit
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Circulation 105:2939-42. 2002
  81. ncbi A novel pericardial effusion scoring index to guide decision for drainage
    Dan G Halpern
    Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 11:85-8. 2012
    ..Subacute pericardial tamponade can present without signs of cardiogenic shock. Symptoms and signs lack both sensitivity and specificity...
  82. ncbi Large pericardial effusion requiring pericardiocentesis as cardinal sign of macrophage activation syndrome in systemic onset-juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Donato Rigante
    Department of Pediatric Sciences, Universita Cattolica Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli no 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Rheumatol Int 27:767-70. 2007
    We report a case of large pericardial effusion which has been managed with pericardiocentesis as the main presentation feature of a dramatic clinical picture, only retrospectively framed as referred to macrophage activation syndrome in a ..
  83. pmc Fluoranthene, but not benzo[a]pyrene, interacts with hypoxia resulting in pericardial effusion and lordosis in developing zebrafish
    Cole W Matson
    Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, United States
    Chemosphere 74:149-54. 2008
    ..hypoxia-induced reduction in CYP1A activity in BNF or BaP-exposed zebrafish embryos would similarly enhance pericardial effusion and other developmental abnormalities...
  84. ncbi Outcomes of clinically significant idiopathic pericardial effusion requiring intervention
    Teresa S M Tsang
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:704-7. 2003
    There is a paucity of outcome data on patients with idiopathic pericardial effusion requiring intervention...
  85. ncbi Spontaneous coronary artery rupture in a young patient: a rare diagnosis for cardiac tamponade
    Bishwo M S Shrestha
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Prince Charles Hospital, Qld 4032, Brisbane, Australia
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:537-9. 2009
    ..Acute aortic dissection was suspected but urgent contrast computed tomography (CT) showed a large pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade. This was later confirmed on trans-oesophageal echocardiogram...
  86. ncbi Pericardial effusion after cardiac surgery: risk factors, patient profiles, and contemporary management
    Elena A Ashikhmina
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:112-8. 2010
    We aimed to review recent experience at our institution in the diagnosis and treatment of pericardial effusion after cardiac surgery and to identify risk factors for its development.
  87. ncbi Sonographic evidence of ascites, pleura-pericardial effusion and gallbladder wall edema for dengue fever
    M Motla
    Yahoda Hospital, Ghaziabad, India
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:335-41. 2011
    ..The current study is a retrospective analysis of ultrasonographic (USG) features of patients presenting with probable dengue fever during the outbreak of DF of 2006 in North India...
  88. ncbi Risk factors affecting the survival of patients with pericardial effusion submitted to subxiphoid pericardiostomy
    Theodosios Dosios
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Chest 124:242-6. 2003
    ..drainage of the pericardial cavity has been established as a safe and effective method of treatment of pericardial effusion; however, the risk factors affecting survival of these patients have not been clarified...
  89. ncbi Pericardial tamponade with a positive abdominal FAST scan in blunt chest trauma
    Julian Speight
    Department of General Surgery, Whangarei Area Hospital, Whangarei, New Zealand
    J Trauma 61:743-5; discussion 745. 2006
  90. ncbi Adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pericardial effusion
    Maximiliano Arroyo
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Am J Med Sci 335:227-9. 2008
    ..deaminase level in the pericardial fluid was consistent with the probable diagnosis of tuberculous pericardial effusion. The patient was treated with resolution of the clinical syndrome and no recurrence of the effusion ..
  91. ncbi Pericarditis
    Richard W Troughton
    Department of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Lancet 363:717-27. 2004
    ..use of new imaging methods facilitates accurate detection and management of complications such as pericardial effusion or constriction...
  92. ncbi Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade originating from uterine carcinosarcoma
    Shoko Shimizu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:373-5. 2009
    ..Cardiac tamponade caused by gynecologic malignancies are extremely rare...
  93. ncbi Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade in endometrial adenocarcinoma
    P Kheterpal
    Department of Medicine, Lincoln Mental and Medical Health Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx, New York 10451, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 83:143-5. 2001
    Malignant pericardial effusion as a complication of gynecological cancers is a rare occurrence. A review of the literature revealed only two cases of pericardial effusion secondary to endometrial adenocarcinoma...
  94. ncbi A rare case of massive pericardial effusion secondary to hypothyroidism
    Shang Lin Chou
    Emergency Department, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Emerg Med 28:293-6. 2005
    ..The case of a patient presenting with a relatively asymptomatic massive pericardial effusion due to hypothyroidism is described...
  95. ncbi Malignant pericardial effusion with metastatic squamous-cell carcinoma: discordance between ThinPrep and cell-block cytopreparation
    Jonathan L Curry
    Department of Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60513, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 29:270. 2003
  96. ncbi [Hemorrhagic nonspecific pericardial effusion as an initial symptom of angiosarcoma of the right heart]
    T Fortmann
    Klinik für Kardiologie Angiologie am Zentrum für Innere Medizin, Klinikum Lüdenscheid, Paulmannshöher Str 14, 58515 Lüdenscheid, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:807-12. 2004
    ..In addition she suffered from physical asthenia. Seven months ago the patient was treated for symptomatic pericardial effusion in our clinic.
  97. ncbi Pericardial effusion in atrial fibrillation ablation: a comparison between cryoballoon and radiofrequency pulmonary vein isolation
    Gian Battista Chierchia
    Heart Rhythm Management Centre, UZ Brussel VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Europace 12:337-41. 2010
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation is increasingly being performed in electrophysiology laboratories. Pericardial effusion (PE) is certainly one of the most frequently observed complications during AF ablation...
  98. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug treatment for postoperative pericardial effusion: a multicenter randomized, double-blind trial
    Philippe Meurin
    Les Grands Prés, 27 rue Sainte Christine, 77174 Villeneuve Saint Denis, France
    Ann Intern Med 152:137-43. 2010
    The incidence of asymptomatic pericardial effusion is high after cardiac surgery. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely prescribed in this setting, but no study has assessed their efficacy.
  99. ncbi Congenital left ventricular aneurysm with pericardial effusion: prenatal diagnosis, surgical management and follow-up
    J R Sharma
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Lincoln Medical Center, 234 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451, USA
    Pediatr Cardiol 23:458-61. 2002
  100. ncbi Focused cardiac ultrasound in the emergent setting: a consensus statement of the American Society of Echocardiography and American College of Emergency Physicians
    Arthur J Labovitz
    St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:1225-30. 2010
    ..In the emergency department, focused cardiac ultrasound has become a fundamental tool to expedite the diagnostic evaluation of the patient at the bedside and to initiate emergent treatment and triage decisions by the emergency physician...
  101. pmc A child with pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade due to previously unrecognized hypothyroidism
    Srinath Sanda
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1411-3. 2007
    ..Hispanic girl without overt symptoms of hypothyroidism who presented with early cardiac tamponade from pericardial effusion due to previously unrecognized hypothyroidism...

Research Grants20

  1. Polycystin function in zebrafish (PA-06-158)
    Iain A Drummond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a variety of ADPKD pathologies including cystic kidney disease, vascular aneurysm, abdominal wall hernia, pericardial effusion, and defects in chondrogenesis...
  2. IMMUNOMODULATION OF RETROVIRAL CARDIOPATHOLOGY
    RONALD WATSON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from applicant's abstract) Pericardial effusion, cardiomyopathy, and left ventricular dysfunction are prevalent in patients with AIDS...
  3. QUANTIFICATION OF INTRATHORACIC FLUID BY IMPEDANCE
    Lee Baker; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..for assessing respired volume, cardiac output, and intrathoracic fluid accumulation (pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, and pulmonary edema)...
  4. Acuson Sequoia Ultrasonograph
    Brian Hoit; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  5. Diastolic Dysfunction & Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly
    TERESA TSANG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Identification of the cascade of factors contributing to AF development will have important implications in primary prevention of this major public health problem. ..
  6. Neutralizing Compounds for Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Microenvironmental mechanisms of leukemia cell survival
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we will share this data with Dr. Tom Look at the Dana Farber Cancer Center in order to correlate his genetic findings in his T-ALL Zebra fish model with our human studies. ..
  8. Multiplex Screening for ABC Transporter Inhibitors
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Neutralizing Compounds for Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Access Paths for Sodium-Channel Blocking Antiarrhythmics
    Peter Lee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The University of Chicago, an institution of international prominence in medical and basic science provides a rigorous academic environment with extensive resources for fostering a successful academic career. ..
  11. Metabolism-excitation coupling in the heart
    Colin Nichols; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The work will provide information that will ultimately underlie the development of rational therapies for the treatment of cardiac ischemia and arrhythmias. ..
  12. Microangiectasia Regulation of Lymphocyte Migration
    Steven Mentzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. ANTIFIBRILLATORY MECHANISMS OF INTRAPERICARDIAL AGENTS
    RICHARD VERRIER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately, the proposed studies could lead to improved therapeutic approaches for suppression of life-threatening arrhythmias. ..
  14. Randomized trial of doxorubicin beads for arterial embolization of hepatocellular
    Karen Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is designed to determine the incremental value of arterial chemotherapy, as well as to validate an automated imaging method of assessing response to treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Cardiac MDCT for Early Triage of Patients with ACS
    Udo Hoffmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. The Role of Polycystins in the Regulation of Intracellular Calcium and Vascular R
    Qi Qian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The information gained from the proposed study will greatly enhance our understanding in the pathogenesis of vascular complications in ADPKD and provide potential areas for therapeutic targets. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Extracranial Stereotactic Radioablation in Lung Cancer
    Ronald McGarry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. Vascular Complications of Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Qi Qian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This period of laboratory based study, plus the formalized career development program, is designed to train the candidate as a physician scientist with a unique expertise in vascular aspects of ADPKD. ..
  19. Physiology of Systemic and Pulmonary Microangiectasias
    Steven Mentzer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..