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does cardiac tamponade cause cardiogenic shock

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If a pacemaker lead perforated the right atrial or ventricular wall....If suspected echocardiogram should be ordered immediately.
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If the wire puntures the heart, blood fills the sac surrounding the heart and tamponade can result. This is a known risk of the procedure and occurs ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac tamponade: Read this: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000194.Htm.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cardiac_tamponade.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
17 years experience General Surgery
Fluid under pressure: The heart is surrounded by an envelope called the pericardial sac. When fluid develops in the sac, it can build up pressure resulting in what's called ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Urgent pericardiocentesis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Fluid build up: The irritated pericardial lining weeps fluid which builds up in the tight space until the pressure impinges on the hearts ability to pump.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Tamponade results in cardiac compression that impedes cardiac filling and causes severely decreasing cardiac output. Pneumopericardium usually doesn't ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Effusion: Many pericardial effusions are chronic. Tamponade is unusual with a chronic effusion. The acuity of tamponade depends on the cause and rate of accumul ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Two diagnoses: Two different diagnoses. Cardiac tamponade occurs when fluid build up around the heart causes problems with the heart filling, which can be a life thr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Cardiac tamponade relates to impaired diastolic filling as a consequence of pericardial-ventricular pressure interactions wherein increasing pericardi ... Read More
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