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Disease Cardiac Tamponade

Name Cardiac Tamponade
Synonyms Cardiac Tamponades | Pericardial Tamponade | Pericardial Tamponades | Tamponade, Cardiac | Tamponade, Pericardial | Tamponades, Cardiac | Tamponades, Pericardial
Definition Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or blood (HEMOPERICARDIUM) in the PERICARDIUM surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and CARDIAC OUTPUT can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D002305
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiac Tamponade Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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