Eur J Emerg Med 2017 May 15. Epub 2017 May 15.
aEmergency and Trauma Department, Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital, Jalan Raja Ashman (Jalan Hospital), Ipoh, Perak bDepartment of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, International Islamic University, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia cCardiac Anesthesia & Intensive Care - Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano, Switzerland dEmergency Department, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo eDepartment of Clinical, Surgical, Diagnostic and Paediatric Sciences, Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy Unit, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
: The aim of this study was to evaluate a novel pericardiocentesis technique using an in-plane parasternal medial-to-lateral approach with the use of a high-frequency probe in patients with cardiac tamponade.Background
: Echocardiography is pivotal in the diagnosis of pericardial effusion and tamponade physiology. Ultrasound guidance for pericardiocentesis is currently considered the standard of care. Read More