September 2007
Gut;Sep2007, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p1209
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the significance of echocardiogram in treating patient with non-small-cell lung cancer. Echocardiogram demonstrates a pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade. This could be attributed in ischaemic hepatitis (IH) and acute liver failure (ALF). Here, an emergency pericardiocentesis was performed, improving the circulatory function. It primarily aims at removing the insult to the liver and expanding cardiac output.


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