Cardiac Tamponade Review

Cardiac Tamponade

Cardiac Tamponade Cardiac Tamponade: Definition Simply stated, cardiac tamponade occurs when the chambers of the heart (ventricles and atria) are compressed by an accumulation of fluid between the heart and the pericardial sac (also known as the pericardium). In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine this past December, Martin M. LeWinter, M.D. […]