Cardiac Tamponade

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Cardiac tamponade is a clinical diagnosis and is considered a medical emergency. Imaging is used to confirm the presence of a pericardial effusion; however, it should not be solely relied on to make the diagnosis of tamponade.

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Cardiac tamponade is a clinical diagnosis and is considered a medical emergency. Imaging is used to confirm the presence of a pericardial effusion; however, it should not be solely relied on to make the diagnosis of tamponade.

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