Case Reports in Emergency Medicine / 2013 / Article / Fig 2

Case Report

Pericardial Effusion in a Patient with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Beware of a Hidden Malefactor

Figure 2

Transthoracic echocardiogram in parasternal long axis view showing moderate pericardial effusion with diastolic collapse of right ventricle (A, arrowheads) in a patient with ascending aortic dissection. Note markedly dilated ascending aorta (B, 5.9 cm). LV: left ventricle; RV: right ventricle; AO: aorta; PE: pericardial effusion; AscAo: ascending aorta.