The authors report a case in which computed tomography (CT) was used to guide percutaneous needle aspiration of postoperative pericardial and paracardiac fluid collection. This application of CT has particular importance in postsurgical cardiac patients because of the loculated nature and occasional atypical location of fluid collections.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of computer assisted tomography|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging