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Complications of percutaneous pericardiocentesis under fluoroscopic guidance
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Radiology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Thoracic Surgery.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Radiology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Radiology.
1992 (English)In: Acta Radiologica, ISSN 0284-1851, E-ISSN 1600-0455, Vol. 33, no 4, 309-313 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Complications in 352 cases of fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous pericardiocentesis accomplished through an indwelling catheter were reviewed following surgery and non-surgery. Thirteen major complications were found, namely 3 cardiac perforations, 2 cardiac arrhythmias, 4 cases of arterial bleeding, 2 cases of pneumothorax in children, one infection, and one major vagal reaction. No significant difference in complications was found between pericardiocenteses for pericardial effusions after cardiac surgery (n = 208) and those for effusions of non-surgical (n = 144) origin. Fluoroscopy-guided pericardiocentesis by the subxiphoid approach with placement of an indwelling catheter is a safe method for achieving pericardial drainage in both surgical and non-surgical effusions. Accidental cardiac perforation with a fine needle is a minor complication as long as the needle is directed towards the anterior diaphragmatic border of the right ventricle and drainage is achieved with a reliable indwelling catheter.

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1992. Vol. 33, no 4, 309-313 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-165187PubMedID: 1633040OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-165187DiVA: diva2:472281
Available from: 2012-01-03 Created: 2012-01-03 Last updated: 2017-12-08Bibliographically approved

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