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Significance of pericardial effusion in acute myocardial infarction

  • Enrique Galve
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 108)

Abstract

Classically, pericardial effusion during myocardial infarction had been considered rare (1–3). Echocardiography provides an excellent method to establish the prevalence of pericardial effusion (4) in the evolution of myocardial infarction.

Keywords

Acute Myocardial Infarction Unstable Angina Pericardial Effusion Pericardial Effusion Pericardial Fluid 
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