Case contributed by Dr Eric F Greif


Status post percutaneous coronary intervention, with pericardial effusion.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

The patient had pericardial effusion after recent percutaneous coronary intervention. Pericardiocentesis was attempted under fluoroscopic guidance without success. Therefore a CT guided pericardiocentesis was performed with an 8 French catheter placed within the pericardial space. 

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Case information

rID: 25746
Published: 6th Nov 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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