"Cardiac Tamponade" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Cardiac Tamponade
- Cardiac Tamponades
- Tamponade, Cardiac
- Tamponades, Cardiac
- Pericardial Tamponade
- Pericardial Tamponades
- Tamponade, Pericardial
- Tamponades, Pericardial
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