Chapter 17. Cardiac Tamponade

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Siva B. Mohan and
  2. George A. Stouffer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch17

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Mohan, S. B. and Stouffer, G. A. (2007) Cardiac Tamponade, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • cardiac tamponade;
  • hemodynamic pathophysiology;
  • fibroserous sac;
  • pericardium;
  • pericardial pressure tracings

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hemodynamic pathophysiology

  • Physical exam findings

  • Hemodynamics of cardiac tamponade as measured with echocardiography

  • References