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Research & Reviews 26 results
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 ...
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Janus SE, Hoit BD
Jan 16th, 2021 - When pericardial fluid accumulates and exceed the reserve volume of the pericardium or when the pericardium becomes scarred and inelastic, one of three pericardial compressive syndromes may ensue, namely, cardiac tamponade (CT), characterised by t...
ESC Heart Failure; Ono Y, Hashimoto T et. al.
Dec 10th, 2020 - A 66-year-old man with a history of gastric pull-up reconstruction for oesophageal cancer was hospitalized because of prolonged chest pain. Chest X-ray demonstrated pneumopericardium. Computed tomography revealed ulceration and abscess in the gast...
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.); Scoglio M, Vivekanantham H et. al.
Nov 12th, 2020 - Effusive-constrictive pericarditis (eCP) is a rare entity where constriction of the heart occurs through the visceral pericardium, with concomitant presence of a tense effusion in the pericardial space. We present the case of a 65-year-old patient...
Texas Heart Institute Journal; D'Souza MS, Shinn K et. al.
Sep 30th, 2020 - Effusive-constrictive pericarditis is typically caused by tuberculosis or other severe inflammatory conditions that affect the pericardium. We report a case of effusive-constrictive pericarditis consequent to a motor vehicle accident. A 32-year-ol...
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M. Chadi Alraies, MD, FACP, Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASE
Feb 1st, 2013 - Yes. Acute pericarditis has a unique clinical presentation, physical findings, and electrocardiographic (ECG) changes.