Which specialist consultations are needed for the treatment of cardiac tamponade?

Updated: Nov 28, 2018
  • Author: Chakri Yarlagadda, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FASNC, CCDS; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Answer

Consultations associated with cardiac tamponade can include the following:

  • Hemodynamically stable patients - Cardiologist

  • Hemodynamically unstable patients - Cardiologist, cardiothoracic surgeon


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