Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Pericardial Effusion
My husband had had 2 echocardiograms in past month.  Doctor wants to perform pericardiocentesis.  Is their any non-invasive way to make fluid go away?...In past month he has also dropped 10 pounds and taken serious look at eating habits (salt, calories, etc).  He is 6'2" an now 260 lbs.
Interpretation says moderate pericardial effusion with early tamponade physiology.  
Numbers from 1st / 2nd test... End Diastolic Diam 50mm / 56mm, End Systolic Diam. 43mm / 42mm, LVPW Thick 17mm/13mm, IVS Thick 10mm/13mm, Ejection Fraction 50%/36%  1st test impression said NL LVSF with EF=50-55%, Mild LVH, Diastolic dysfunction, Mild MR/TR/PI....2nd test impression said NL LVSF with EF=50-55%, Mild LVH, There is abnormal spetal motion wich may be a wall motion abnormality or due RV overload motion., Diastolic dysfunction, Mild MR/TR/PI
Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
Cancel
0 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Heart Disease Answerers
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
markbenz commented on 010216
14 hrs ago
17568 tn?1424977159
Blank
Cindy is... Comment
Jun 29
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland