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El Haddad D, Iliescu C, Yusuf SW, William WN, Jr., Khair TH, Song J, Mouhayar EN
Outcomes of Cancer Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Pericardiocentesis for Pericardial Effusion
J Am Coll Cardiol 2015;66:1119–28.
In the Results section and under the subcategory “Procedure,” the number of patients undergoing both echocardiographic and fluoroscopic guided pericardiocentesis was reported incorrectly as 7%. The correct number is 42%. However, this has no impact on the results or conclusion of the study.
The corrected statement should have read:
Pericardiocentesis was usually performed by cardiologists (91%) using echocardiographic guidance (93%) or combined echocardiographic and fluoroscopic guidance (42%); 16 procedures (8%) were performed by interventional radiologists with computed tomography scan guidance.
The online version has been corrected.
The authors apologize for this error.
- American College of Cardiology Foundation