Cardiac tamponade is the pressure that is built on the heart by blood or other fluid which accumulates in the space around the pericardium. Accumulation of fluid within the pericardium space results in cardiac compression, reduction in venous return is termed as cardiac tamponade depending upon pericardial distensibility.Cardiac tamponade, also known as pericardial tamponade, is an acute type of pericardial effusion in which fluid, pus, blood, clots, or gas. It requires immediate fluid restoration and other support to alleviate the physiologic condition. A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014