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EDITOR’S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT

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The echocardiogram demonstrates a pericardial effusion with cardiac tamponade. This resulted in ischaemic hepatitis (IH) and acute liver failure (ALF). An emergency pericardiocentesis was performed, and circulatory function immediately improved. Liver and renal function normalised over the next 15 days (fig 1).

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 Graphs showing the biochemical changes in the reported case. …

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