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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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Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Compression: Of a chamber of heart by extrinsic compression such as from fluid or clot in the pericardium compressing on a ventricle or atrium.

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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
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Fluid around heart: The pericardium is a "skin" surrounding the heart. It is usually empty, though can fill with fluid -from heart failure, autoimmune dz, cancer or infec ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac tamponade: Cardiac tamponade and cholecystitis are two diffrent kinds of problems effect two different organs. There is no such thing like spread for these disea ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Confused: Cardiac tamponade is a condition in which the non-elastic pericardial sac surrounding the heart fills with fluid which interferes with cardiac filling ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Tamponade Symptoms: Cardiac tamponade is caused by fluid or blood collecting aroung the heart constricting the heart and not allowing it to fill correctly resulting in lo ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac Tamponade: Cardiac tamponade is the condition of fluid accumulation in the pericardium causing compression of the heart, impairing normal heart function/blood pr ... Read More
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cardiac_tamponade.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Tamponade: Urgent pericardiocentesis.
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 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.

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