Cardiac Tamponade due to Coronary Artery Erosion

Authors

  • Silvana Marasco
  • Mark Fitzgerald
  • Marco Larobina
  • Donald Esmore

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20051117

Abstract

This report describes two patients with cardiac tamponade secondary to bleeding from a coronary artery, which had been eroded by a foreign body. In one patient the foreign body had been ingested and in the other patient, the cause was iatrogenic. This report highlights varied and unusual causes of cardiac tamponade.

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Published

2005-06-03

How to Cite

Marasco, S., Fitzgerald, M., Larobina, M., & Esmore, D. (2005). Cardiac Tamponade due to Coronary Artery Erosion. The Heart Surgery Forum, 8(4), E173-E174. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20051117

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