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Table 1 Timeline of clinical presentation and treatment

From: Coronary artery perforation secondary to lifesaving pericardiocentesis for cardiac tamponade: a case report

Time Clinical presentation and treatment
28th February 78-year-old male presented to his family doctor complaining of back pain
2nd March, 9:40 a.m. The back pain worsened and an ambulance was called
2nd March, 10:50 a.m. Pericardiocentesis was performed on site
2nd March, 11:20 a.m. The patient was transferred to our hospital by helicopter, and intravenous administration of saline was started
2nd March, 1:40 p.m. Coil embolization was performed for coronary artery perforation
Day 1 of admission There was no new bloody pericardial effluent
Day 2 of admission Contrast-induced nephropathy occurred
Day 3 of admission Antibiotics administration for aspiration pneumonia was started
Day 7 of admission Intravenous administration of saline was stopped
Day 10 of admission The patient was transferred from Intensive Care Unit to High Care Unit
Day 14 of admission The patient was transferred from High Care Unit to general ward
Day 24 of admission Antibiotics administration for aspiration pneumonia was stopped
Day 50 of admission The patient was discharged in a stable condition
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