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ALLMedicine™ Acute Pericarditis Center

Research & Reviews  198 results

Rilonacept and Other Interleukin-1 Inhibitors in the Treatment of Recurrent Pericarditis.
https://doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0000000000000476
Cardiology in Review; Goel A, Bandyopadhyay D et. al.

Nov 19th, 2022 - Pericarditis is the commonest form of pericardial disease. Unfortunately, despite optimal treatment, approximately 15-30% of patients with acute pericarditis have recurrence. Many of these patients are refractory to colchicine, and become corticos...

Pyo-pericardium secondary to bacteremia in intra-venous drug user.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2022.09.002
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences; Abidi SHR, Botros M et. al.

Sep 20th, 2022 - Pyo-pericardium is a collection of purulent fluid in the pericardial sac. It is a rare finding seen in less than 1% of patients who develop acute pericarditis. The condition, though uncommon, has a mortality risk of 100% in untreated patients and ...

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

Sep 9th, 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...

Pericarditis following left atrial ablation.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.15672
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology; Aksu T, Mutluer FO et. al.

Sep 9th, 2022 - We aimed to evaluate the incidence of acute pericarditis following cardioneuroablation (CNA) and to compare this with patients undergoing left atrial (LA) radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF). This is a single-center prospective st...

Deep venous thrombosis and acute pericarditis associated with severe acute respiratory ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9363144
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Lubala TK, Kayembe-Kitenge T et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - Since the beginning of the pandemic, no severe pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 cases have been described in Congo. We studied a 3-month-old male child of Congolese origin who was admitted to the pediatric department with 7-day history of fever,...

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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

Sep 9th, 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  24 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.

Shortness of breath: Looking beyond the usual suspects
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/110764/asthma/shortness-breath-looking-beyond-usual-suspects
The Journal of Family Practice; 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...

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