Tag: pericardial effusion

1. Percutaneous drainage under ultrasonographic (US) or fluoroscopic guidance is a safe and effective treatment for patients with symptomatic pericardial effusion. 2. Drainage of posteriorly distributed pericardial effusions via a transhepatic approach is preferable to drainage using a subxiphoid or apical approach due to improved effusion accessibility. Evidence Rating Level: 2...