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Pericardial Effusion

Pericardial Effusion - What it is

A pericardial effusion occurs when there is excess fluid in the pericardium, which is the double-walled sac around the heart.

The condition exerts pressure on the heart and can lead to heart failure or death if left untreated.

Pericardial Effusion - How to prevent?

Pericardial Effusion - Preparing for surgery

Pericardial Effusion - Post-surgery care

Pericardial Effusion - Other Information

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