In The Heart
a: Pericardial effusion ~
b: the heart in a baggie with extra fluid
What: The second big reason is to relieve the pressure of the fluid buildup. A pericardial effusion is like having the heart in a baggie with extra fluid, and if there's way too much, it can limit the ability of the heart to move and expand in that space -- a bad thing."
Writer: Dr West:
Date: Aug 1 2013 2:41 PM
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