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Related to pericardium: pericarditis, parietal pericardium, Fibrous pericardium, Serous pericardium

heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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The study met its primary and secondary safety endpoints related to the use of CorMatrix ECM to close the pericardium.
However, a transthoracic echocardiogram typically has low sensitivity in detection of this entity, and a constrictive pericardium may easily be overlooked.
Microscopic observation of acellular pericardium revealed that the protocol for making them acellular was effective.
3,5) An observed [greater than or equal to]3-mm thickness of the pericardium with the appropriate clinical signs on patient history and physical examination is virtually diagnostic of constrictive pericarditis.
Previously reported cases of ectopic thymic tissue have involved the neck, (3) the base of the skull, the anterior and posterior mediastinum, the pericardium, and the retro-pharyngeal space.
made artificial pericardiums linked to inflammation in transplant patients waited six months before warning hospitals after it learned of health risks associated with the product, medical sources said Monday.
The arrangement is generally by area of thorax, such as lung parenchyma, aorta, pericardium, and diaphragm.
A localized pericarditis develops, and the resulting adhesions between the visceral and parietal pericardium rupture, with extravasated blood being contained by the adherent pericardium.
TASE: ITGI) announced today the first commercial use of the CE certified Over and Under(R) Pericardium Covered Stent (PCS) in the UK
Imaging revealed a rind of partially necrotic soft tissue completely replacing the normal pericardium (Figure 1).
metastatic disease to the pericardium have been well described.
Rarely affected sites are the pericardium, myocardium, spleen, retroperitoneum, kidney, central nervous system, gonads, bones, and the larynx.