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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine