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Case 843

Cardiac Torsion

Author(s)
E. Landry, L. Poncioni, S. Wicky, P. Schnyder
 
Patient
male, 59 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 12.11.2001
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.843
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 1923
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    First post operative chest radiograph

    First control after pleuro-pneumectomy for right mesothelioma. The right upper opacity corresponds to the thoracoplasty. Normal cardiac contour.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: First post operative chest radiograph;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Cardiac torsion

    Chest radiograph obtained after sudden ill defined dizziness without perturbation of vital signs. Displacement and rotation of the heart in the right thoracic cavity.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Cardiac torsion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Control after surgical reduction

    Control after surgical reduction of the cardiac torsion through a postoperative pericardial defect.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Control after surgical reduction;
     
     
First control after pleuro-pneumectomy for right mesothelioma. The right upper opacity corresponds to the thoracoplasty. Normal cardiac contour.
 
Chest radiograph obtained after sudden ill defined dizziness without perturbation of vital signs. Displacement and rotation of the heart in the right thoracic cavity.
 
Control after surgical reduction of the cardiac torsion through a postoperative pericardial defect.
 
 
 
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