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Cardiac Tamponade
MeSH HeadingCardiac Tamponade
Tree NumberC14.280.155
Scope NoteCompression 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.
Entry TermPericardial Tamponade
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD002305


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cardiovascular Diseases [C14]
   Heart Diseases [C14.280]
Arrhythmias, Cardiac [C14.280.067]  +
Carcinoid Heart Disease [C14.280.104]
Cardiac Output, High [C14.280.142]
Cardiac Output, Low [C14.280.148]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCardiac Tamponade [C14.280.155]
Cardiomegaly [C14.280.195]  +
Cardiomyopathies [C14.280.238]  +
Endocarditis [C14.280.282]  +
Heart Aneurysm [C14.280.358]
Heart Arrest [C14.280.383]  +
Heart Defects, Congenital [C14.280.400]  +
Heart Failure [C14.280.434]  +
Heart Neoplasms [C14.280.459]  +
Heart Rupture [C14.280.470]  +
Heart Valve Diseases [C14.280.484]  +
Myocardial Ischemia [C14.280.647]  +
Pericardial Effusion [C14.280.695]
Pericarditis [C14.280.720]  +
Pneumopericardium [C14.280.763]
Postpericardiotomy Syndrome [C14.280.793]
Pulmonary Heart Disease [C14.280.832]
Rheumatic Heart Disease [C14.280.874]
Ventricular Dysfunction [C14.280.945]  +
Ventricular Outflow Obstruction [C14.280.955]  +

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