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Research & Reviews  132 results

Subacute effusive-constrictive pericarditis in a patient with COVID-19.
BMJ Case Reports; Diaconu R, Popescu L et. al.

Jun 12th, 2021 - We report the case of a previously healthy young woman, who developed a severe form of COVID-19 with massive pneumonia and acute pericarditis in whom constrictive physiology developed rapidly. To our knowledge, this represents the second reported ...

Pericardial Diseases in COVID19: a Contemporary Review.
Current Cardiology Reports; Furqan MM, Verma BR et. al.

Jun 3rd, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) involves the heart, including pericardium. This article reviews the possible pathophysiological mechanisms in pericardial involvement in COVID19 and pericardial manifestations of COVID19. It also summarizes the p...

Pericarditis as the Main Clinical Manifestation of COVID-19 in Adolescents.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Dimopoulou D, Spyridis N et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Children and adolescents with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection usually have a milder illness, lower mortality rates and may manifest different clinical entities compared with adults. Acute effusive pericarditis is a rare c...

Predictors and risk factors of short-term readmission of acute pericarditis.
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy; Al-Khadra Y, Sattar Y et. al.

Jan 27th, 2021 - Background: The 30-day readmission risk factors for acute pericarditis are not well known. We investigated the risk factors and predictors of pericarditis from a national cohort.Methods: Readmission data from the National Readmission Database (NRD...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Treatment of Acute Pericarditis With Anakinra

Mar 24th, 2020 - Acute pericarditis is a clinical syndrome characterized by a profound inflammation of the membrane tissue that surrounds, supports and protects the heart. Acute pericarditis can be caused by a variety of infectious and non-infectious agents, but i...

Prognostic Biomarkers in Patients With Acute Pericarditis

Apr 27th, 2016 - The study will aim at investigating novel plasma or imaging biomarkers in patients with acute pericarditis. All participants will be treated according to established clinical recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of acute pericarditis. S...

Benign Acute Pericarditis: Brief Versus Longer Treatment Using Aspirin

Dec 20th, 2011 - Treatment of pericarditis largely remains empirical due to the relative lack of randomized controlled trials. Nevertheless, some recommendations have been formulated to guide management and follow-up of acute pericarditis. Aspirin or an NSAID at m...

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News  20 results

A 60-Year-Old Man With Diabetes and Hypertension

Sep 18th, 2017 - Pericardial effusions are common sequelae of acute pericarditis. The presence of systemic arterial hypotension, tachycardia, elevated jugular venous pressure, and/or pulsus paradoxus (a decrease in systolic arterial pressure of more than 10 mm Hg ...

Fast Five Quiz: Can You Recognize Subtle and Surprising Signs of Heart Conditions?

Jul 10th, 2017 - Cardiovascular symptoms in pericardial effusion can include the following: Chest pain, pressure, discomfort: Characteristically, pericardial pain may be relieved by sitting up and leaning forward and is intensified by lying supine. Light-headednes...

Lupus Pericarditis Yields to Gout Drug

Jul 23rd, 2015 - Action Points The study suggests that colchicine is a steroid-sparing, effective agent for the treatment for pericarditis in patients with lupus. Note that three patients experienced mild gastrointestinal side effects but this did not require stop...

When does pericarditis merit a workup for autoimmune or inflammatory disease?
M. Chadi Alraies, MD, FACP, M. Motaz Baibars, MD, FACP et. al.

May 1st, 2015 - Pericarditis is in most cases a one-time disease simply treated with anti-inflammatory drugs. It requires no extensive workup for systemic inflammatory or autoimmune disease.

Top 10 Clinical Trends for November 2014

Nov 23rd, 2014 - #9 Clinical Trend: Acute Pericarditis Last month, a new study was published in Autoimmunity Reviews that peaked interest in acute pericarditis. It explored the possibility that autoimmunity and autoinflammation, typically thought of as mutually ex...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →