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ALLMedicine™ Acute Pericarditis Center

Research & Reviews  193 results

Effect of Colchicine on Coronary Reperfusion in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05472337

Jul 25th, 2022 - Despite significant advances in the treatment of coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes (ACS) remain one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. In Chile, it is estimated that cardiovascular disease is responsible fo...

Acute Pericarditis
https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/pericardial-disease-and-myocarditis/acute-pericarditis

Jul 1st, 2022 - Acute pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium (the flexible two-layered sac that envelops the heart) that begins suddenly, is often painful, and causes fluid and blood components such as fibrin, red blood cells, and white blood cells to en...

Acute Pericarditis
https://www.merckmanuals.com/en-ca/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/pericardial-disease-and-myocarditis/acute-pericarditis

Jul 1st, 2022 - Acute pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium (the flexible two-layered sac that envelops the heart) that begins suddenly, is often painful, and causes fluid and blood components such as fibrin, red blood cells, and white blood cells to en...

Acute Pericarditis
https://www.merckmanuals.com/en-pr/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/pericardial-disease-and-myocarditis/acute-pericarditis

Jul 1st, 2022 - Acute pericarditis is inflammation of the pericardium (the flexible two-layered sac that envelops the heart) that begins suddenly, is often painful, and causes fluid and blood components such as fibrin, red blood cells, and white blood cells to en...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/332244-workup

Jun 16th, 2022 - Approach Considerations The diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) must be based on the proper constellation of clinical findings and laboratory evidence. Familiarity with the diagnostic criteria helps clinicians to recognize SLE and to s...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Effect of Colchicine on Coronary Reperfusion in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05472337

Jul 25th, 2022 - Despite significant advances in the treatment of coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndromes (ACS) remain one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. In Chile, it is estimated that cardiovascular disease is responsible fo...

Troponin In Carotid Revascularization
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05293067

Mar 24th, 2022 - The aims of the study are: 1) to determine the incidence of elevated troponin levels pre- and postoperatively in patients undergoing CEA/CAS; 2) to assess whether elevated troponin levels pre- and postoperatively can predict the occurrence of myoc...

Dexamethasone Compared to Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in the Treatment of Acute Pericarditis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04323280

Oct 1st, 2021 - Dexamethasone compared to Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of acute pericarditis: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial (Dexa-P) Objectives: The investigators hypothesize that therapy with short term, high dose dexame...

Treatment of Acute Pericarditis With Anakinra
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03224585

Feb 23rd, 2021 - 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...

Management of Pericarditis in Children.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03253315

Aug 17th, 2017 - Pericarditis usually present with chest pain and dyspnea. Effusion can present with no symptoms, dull ache in left chest and abdominal pain Cardiac tamponade is recognized by the excessive fall of systolic blood pressure Diagnostic workup A) Chest...

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News  23 results

A 60-Year-Old Man With Diabetes and Hypertension
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/885563_4

Sep 19th, 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?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/882576_6

Jul 11th, 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...

Shortness of breath: Looking beyond the usual suspects
https://www.mdedge.com/pulmonary-health-hub/article/110764/asthma/shortness-breath-looking-beyond-usual-suspects
Christopher Taggart, MD

Jul 26th, 2016 - PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS › Consider diagnoses other than asthma, COPD, heart failure, and pneumonia in patients with persistent or progressive dyspnea. C › Avoid steroids in patients with acute pericarditis because research shows that they increas.

Lupus Pericarditis Yields to Gout Drug
https://www.medpagetoday.com/rheumatology/lupus/52759

Jul 24th, 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?
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/99078/cardiology/when-does-pericarditis-merit-workup-autoimmune-or-inflammatory-disease?channel=194
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.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →