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What's the difference between regurgitation and pericardial effusion?
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Big difference
Regurgitation refers to leakiness of a heart valve (we have four valve sin the heart through which blood flows into each respective chamber).
However a pericardial effusion is collection of fluid in the pericardial sac between the outer heart muscle wall and pericardium ("skin around heart").

In brief: Big difference
Regurgitation refers to leakiness of a heart valve (we have four valve sin the heart through which blood flows into each respective chamber).
However a pericardial effusion is collection of fluid in the pericardial sac between the outer heart muscle wall and pericardium ("skin around heart").
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