Late spontaneous chylopericardium following complex cardiac surgery

M. Rusca, L. Spaggiari, P. Carbognani, L. Cattelani, D. Medici, P. Bobbio

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Abstract

Chylopericardium as an isolated complication after open heart surgery is a rare event. We present here a case of late postoperative chylopericardium and comment on the clinical course, the aetiopathology and treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-176
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume36
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • Chylopericardium
  • Heart surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Rusca, M., Spaggiari, L., Carbognani, P., Cattelani, L., Medici, D., & Bobbio, P. (1995). Late spontaneous chylopericardium following complex cardiac surgery. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 36(2), 175-176.