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blood fluid around the heart

My Father died at age 62 from the disease cardiac tamponade. He underwent angioplasty and stent placement in 1 clogged sub arteries. Immediately after the procedure due to a pericardial effusion that led to cardiac tamponade ,

But Doctor was not given reason why this happen Just reason -  cardiac tamponade ,
We are asking the exact reason for the same but not able to give answer .


This discussion is related to Post angioplasty/stent complications.
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Is it possible the angioplasty procedure punctured an artery and the blood leaked into the pericardium?
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