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Massive Purulent Pericardial Effusion Secondary to Knee Infection

Srinath Damodaran, Komal Gandhi, Rupesh Kumar

Keywords : Pericardial effusion, Pericardiectomy, Staphylococcus aureus, Transesophageal echocardiography

Citation Information : Damodaran S, Gandhi K, Kumar R. Massive Purulent Pericardial Effusion Secondary to Knee Infection. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2019; 7 (1):24-25.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1097

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Perioperative echocardiography is a useful guide in the management of hemodynamically unstable patients. We, hereby, describe a case of massive pericardial effusion with interesting images on echocardiography.

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