Chylopericardium as a complication of mitral valve replacement

Y. Bar-El, A. Smolinsky, A. Yellin

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Abstract

A patient developed chylopericardium after mitral valve replacement. Although there was early relapse with cardiac tamponade it eventually resolved with conservative management consisting of tube drainage initially and a medium chain triglyceride diet for two months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-75
Number of pages2
JournalThorax
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

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