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Cardiac Tamponade

"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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cardiac Tamponade" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cardiac Tamponade" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 82 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1991
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