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Pneumopericardium causing pericardial tamponade
  • Ryan Fink
Ryan Fink
Oregon Health & Science University
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Abstract

Pneumopericardium, or gas in the pericardial sac, is a rare condition that typically presents with chest pain or pericarditis, but can be severe enough to cause tamponade physiology. The images presented show the typical appearance of pneumopericardium. This patient had tamponade physiology requiring a pericardial drain in the operating room.

Peer review status:Published

13 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
13 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
13 May 2020Assigned to Editor
22 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
29 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
29 Jun 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
02 Jul 20201st Revision Received
07 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
10 Aug 2020Published in Clinical Case Reports. 10.1002/ccr3.3233