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Pericardial drainage 

Pericardial drainage
Chapter:
Pericardial drainage
Source:
Focused Intensive Care Ultrasound
Author(s):

Shirjel Alam

, and Michael Gillies

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198749080.003.0031

This chapter will explain how this potentially lifesaving procedure can be done using echocardiographic guidance, discussing indications, contraindications, monitoring and equipment, positioning and approach, technical aspects of the procedure using ultrasound, and post-procedure care.

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