From the case: Cardiac tamponade

CT

CTPA

C+ arterial phase
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ Tamponade, i.e. extrinsic pressure of the heart by fluid in the pericardial sac, leading to reduced right-sided heart filling, so on CTPA this is ...”

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  • Causes of pulseless electrical activity (mnemonic) - “ Pulseless electrical activity is a very disconcerting emergency medical scenario with a very high mortality unless its etiology can be quickly asc...”
  • Cardiac tamponade - “ Cardiac tamponade is the result of an accumulation of fluid, pus, blood, gas, or benign or malignant neoplastic tissue within the pericardial cavi...”

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