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09 April 2022: Articles

Life-Threatening Cardiac Tamponade Secondary to COVID-19 Treated with Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: A Case Report

Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosis, Management of emergency care, Rare disease, Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Rawand Abdulrahman Essa A , Sirwan Khalid Ahmed A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.935839

Am J Case Rep 2022; 23:e935839

Table 1. Patient’s preoperative laboratory test results.

VariablesTest resultReference range
White blood cells13000 cells/mcL4500–11 000 cells/mcL
Red blood cells5.1 million cells/mcL4.5–5.9 million cells/mcL for men; 4.1–5.1 million cells/mcL for women
Platelets250 000 platelets/mcL150 000–450 000 platelets/mcL
Hemoglobin16 g/dL14–17.5 g/dL for men; 12.3–15.3 g/dL for women
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate30 mm/h0–22 mm/h for men; 0–29 mm/h for women
C-reactive protein87 mg/dL
D- dimer1273 ng/mL
Vitamin D21 ng/dL20–40 ng/mL
Serum iron76 mcg/dL60–170 mcg/dL
Total iron binding capacity310 mcg/dL240–450 mcg/dL
Blood urea nitrogen12 mg/dL6–24 mg/dL
Serum creatinine0.9 mg/dL0.7–1.3 mg/dL for men; 0.6–1.1 mg/dL for women
Rheumatoid factor11 IU/mLLess than 14 IU/mL
Anticardiolipin lupus-anticoagulant15 CULess than 20 CU for IgG, IgM, and IgA
Anti-Smith antibody3 U/mL0–7 U/mL
Antinuclear antibody (ANA)P-ANCAC-ANCANegativeNegative
HCV, Hbs, HIV antigen testsNegativeNegative
Troponin testNegativeNegative
Total serum bilirubin0.6 mg/dL0.1–1.2 mg/dL
Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase26 U/L17–59 U/L
Alanine aminotransferase19 U/L0–35 U/L
Alkaline phosphate87 IU/L38–126 IU/L
Thyroid stimulating hormone0.1 mIU/L0.5–5.0 mIU/L
T367 ng/dL60–180 ng/dL
T40.7 ng/dL0.9–2.3 ng/dL
Sodium132 mEq/L136–144 mEq/L
Potassium4.1 mEq/L3.7–5.1 mEq/L
Chloride100 mEq/L97–105 mEq/L
Calcium4.6 mEq/L4.4–5.2 mEq/L
Phosphate0.98 mEq/L0.87–1.55 mEq/L

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923