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Pericardial Effusion

"Pericardial Effusion" 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.

Fluid accumulation within the PERICARDIUM. Serous effusions are associated with pericardial diseases. Hemopericardium is associated with trauma. Lipid-containing effusion (chylopericardium) results from leakage of THORACIC DUCT. Severe cases can lead to CARDIAC TAMPONADE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pericardial Effusion" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pericardial Effusion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 114 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.