TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: Answer

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Sep2007, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p1209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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26437227

 

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