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Reexpansive Pulmonary Edema Following Cardiac Tamponade

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Author(s): Çelik F et al.

Journal: Konuralp Tip Dergisi
ISSN 1309-3878

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 41;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Cardiac Tamponade | Reexpansion Pulmonary Edema | Geriatrics

ABSTRACT
Pulmonary edema may occur secondary to increased left ventricular load and systemic vascular resistance following a sudden drainage of cardiac tamponade fluid. In present case, a 65-year-old male patient who underwent heart surgery three months ago, was operated due to respiratory distress symptoms and developed reexpansion pulmonary edema, was reported.
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