Cardiac Tamponade

Last updated 18/05/18

Definition


Features


Causes


Associated Signs & Symptoms


Complications


Differential Diagnosis


Investigations


Electrical alternans: varying QRS complexes


Echo showing plueral effusion/tamponade


Management




References


  1. Hoit B. Cardiac tamponade. UpToDate. 13/06/18.
  2. Collins D. Aetiology and Management of Acute Cardiac Tamponade. Critical Care and Resuscitation. 20014;6:54-58.
  3. Life in the Fast Lane: Pericardial Effusion/Tamponade Echocardigraphy. 27/0/2013.