Cardiac tamponade following sternal puncture in two patients

Rob J. Van Marum, Leo Te Velde*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Sternal puncture for harvesting bone marrow is a procedure with potentially lethal complications. Both the occurrence of pneumothorax and sternal fracture are reported. We present two patients with a cardiac tamponade following elective sternal puncture. (See Editorial p. 4).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-40
Number of pages2
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Volume59
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2001

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