K. P. BACHMAN; C. G. FOSTER; M. A. JACKSON; P. H. SHERSHIN; H. C. OARD
Following the introduction of radioactive colloidal gold (Au198) into clinical medicine by Sheppard, Hahn and associates,1, 2 a number of investigators, including ourselves, have administered the material into pleural and peritoneal spaces in an attempt to control accumulations of fluid secondary to malignant disease. Although we had not previously administered radiogold intrapericardially, and could find no report in the literature of such application, we so treated the patient here reported because of the failure of other means to relieve severe distress due to massive pericardial effusion from metastatic carcinoma of the breast.
Radioactive colloidal gold (Au198) (obtained from the Abbott
BACHMAN KP, FOSTER CG, JACKSON MA, SHERSHIN PH, OARD HC. RADIOACTIVE GOLD INSTILLED INTRAPERICARDIALLY: REPORT OF A CASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;40:811–819. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-40-4-811
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