Teardrop sign: Echocardiographic features in cardiac herniation

T. S M Tsang, W. K. Freeman, Fletcher A Jr. Miller, J. B. Seward

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Abstract

Cardiac herniation through an acquired pericardial defect is potentially fatal. Typically, symptoms manifest within days of a surgical procedure. We describe a patient with late ventricular herniation after surgical formation of an apical pericardial window.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-76
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Teardrop sign : Echocardiographic features in cardiac herniation. / Tsang, T. S M; Freeman, W. K.; Miller, Fletcher A Jr.; Seward, J. B.

In: Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1998, p. 74-76.

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