|Small||< 1 mm||300 ml|
|Moderate||10-20 mm||500-700 ml|
|Large||> 20 mm||> 700 ml|
|Very Large||> 30 mm + compression|
SEQUENTIAL IMAGES OF PERICARDIAL EFFUSION – PSAX/2D
Changes in the size of a pericardial effusion can be best appreciated by recording similar images and displaying them in split-screen format. The effusion in this patient clearly diminishes over time.