Ronan Margey, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Ronan Margey

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Pericardial Intervention

General description of procedure, equipment, technique Pericardial effusions, presentation, tamponade, and etiology Pericardial effusions The normal pericardium is composed of visceral and parietal layers separated and lubricated by a thin layer of straw-colored fluid (20-50 ml). Transudative fluids result from obstruction of fluid drainage through lymphatic channels. Exudative fluids occur secondary to inflammatory, infectious, malignant,…

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