Pericardial effusion with fibrinous strands

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto  Frozen image of the apical 4-chamber view showing a moderate circumferential pericardial effusion containing fibrinous strands shown by the solid white arrow.  There are strands throughout the effusion.

Parasternal long axis (PLAX) Left ventricle showing a moderate circumferential pericardial effusion.

Apical 4-chamber view showing a moderate circumferential pericardial effusion containing fibrinous strands.

Subcostal ( subxiphiod) 4-chamber view showing circumferential pericardial effusion but no definite RV diastolic collapse.

Subcostal (subxiphoid) long axis of the  inferior vena cava, (IVC).  It is dilated with minimal collapse on inspiration suggestive of increased right heart pressures.
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Still image of the Subcostal (subxiphoid) long axis of the dilated inferior vena cava, (IVC) measuring 2.36cm.

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