Teardrop sign: Echocardiographic features in cardiac herniation

T. S.M. Tsang, W. K. Freeman, Jr Miller, J. B. Seward

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Cardiac herniation through an acquired pericardial defect is potentially fatal. Typically, symptoms manifest within days of a surgical procedure. We describe a patient with late ventricular herniation after surgical formation of an apical pericardial window.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-76
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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