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Hoseinikhah H, Ghaderi F, Akbari M, Mizani K, Moalemi M, Moeinipour A. Pericardial window in tamponade and sever LV systolic dysfunction after acute myocarditis. J Surg Trauma 2019; 7 (1) :37-39
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Associated professor, Department of cardiac surgery, Faculty of medical science, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad. Iran
Abstract:   (3912 Views)
  • The case in this study was a 33-year-old woman suffering from acute pericardial tamponade with severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVEF=10%) after myocarditis as a result of possible viral respiratory infection.
  • The diagnosis was confirmed with two transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) evaluation showing moderate pericardial effusion with diastolic right atrium and ventricle collapse. The hemodynamic and respiratory condition of the patient was unstable and emergent. The drainage of pericardial space was life-saving with good results.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Cardialogy
Received: 2019/01/27 | Accepted: 2019/03/2 | ePublished ahead of print: 2019/03/11 | Published: 2019/06/12 | ePublished: 2019/06/12

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