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What is the function of pericardium?
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pericardium
We probably don't realize the complete function of pericardium but among others -- we know that pericardium plays a major role in the hemodynamics of the organs -- in this case the heart and the lungs, the fluid exchange and the intrathoracic pressure regulation pertaining to that internal organs -- ad mechanical protection to the heart against trauma, infection, and metastasis --.

In brief: Pericardium
We probably don't realize the complete function of pericardium but among others -- we know that pericardium plays a major role in the hemodynamics of the organs -- in this case the heart and the lungs, the fluid exchange and the intrathoracic pressure regulation pertaining to that internal organs -- ad mechanical protection to the heart against trauma, infection, and metastasis --.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: See below
The pericardium protects the heart from overfilling but, like the gall bladder and appendix, you can get by without one very well.

In brief: See below
The pericardium protects the heart from overfilling but, like the gall bladder and appendix, you can get by without one very well.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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