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Cardiac Tamponade MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cardiac Tamponade
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.155
Unique ID
D002305
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002305
Scope Note
Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or blood (HEMOPERICARDIUM) in the PERICARDIUM surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and CARDIAC OUTPUT can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.
Entry Term(s)
Pericardial Tamponade
NLM Classification #
WG 275
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Cardiac Tamponade Preferred
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