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Heart: Cardiac Tamponade
Heart: Cardiac Tamponade

This stock medical illustration of cardiac tamponade depicts the compression of the heart caused by blood accumulating in the space between the muscle of the heart (myocardium) and the outer covering sac of the heart (pericardium). Green arrows indicate how pressure from the accumulated blood in the pericardium constricts the heart.

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Last Updated: Jun 24th, 2020

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