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ALLMedicine™ Constrictive Pericarditis Center

Research & Reviews  424 results

The Surgical Management of Pericardial Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2023.01.029
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Castro-Varela A, Schaff HV

Feb 5th, 2023 - Pericardiectomy is performed for a wide variety of pericardial diseases including relapsing pericarditis, effusive-constrictive pericarditis, and chronic constriction. In each of these conditions, we prefer complete pericardiectomy with removal of...

Light's Criteria
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2172232-overview

Jan 13th, 2023 - Light's Criteria Determination of transudate versus exudate source of pleural effusion Fluid is exudate if one of the following Light’s criteria is present [1, 2, 3, 4] : Effusion protein/serum protein ratio greater than 0.5 Effusion lactate dehyd...

Light's Criteria
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2172232-print

Jan 13th, 2023 - Determination of transudate versus exudate source of pleural effusion Fluid is exudate if one of the following Light’s criteria is present[1, 2, 3, 4] : Effusion protein/serum protein ratio greater than 0.5 Effusion lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)/ser...

Light's Criteria
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2172232-overview

Jan 13th, 2023 - Light's Criteria Determination of transudate versus exudate source of pleural effusion Fluid is exudate if one of the following Light’s criteria is present [1, 2, 3, 4] : Effusion protein/serum protein ratio greater than 0.5 Effusion lactate dehyd...

A Rare Case of Primary Malignant Pericardial Mesothelioma Diagnosed with Pericardiotomy.
https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.5047
The Heart Surgery Forum; Cui F, Hu Y et. al.

Jan 6th, 2023 - Primary malignant pericardial mesothelioma (PMPM) is an extremely rare and lethal cardiac tumor. This article presents a 62-year-old man with recurrent pericardial fluid. The patient's clinical symptoms and imaging features were nonspecific. Initi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  10 results

Prospective Registry of Patients With Isolated Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01502462

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Inclusion criteria Severe isolated TR for more than 6 months Exclusion criteria Severe mitral and aortic valvular heart disease Age equals to or more than 75 years Malignancy or serious comorbidity with life expectancy < 5years Acute or subacute i...

Septal Shift for the Diagnosis of COnstrictive Pericarditis: The Impact of Inspiratory Effort Quantification on Deep Breathing Manoeuvres
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02685371

Sep 5th, 2018 - This study will evaluate the effect of deep breathing manoeuvres on inter ventricular interdependency physiology. By providing further insight in this basic physiology we want to add more comprehensive data in favor or not of constrictive pericard...

IMPI 2 - A Trial of Intrapericardial Alteplase in Large Pericardial Effusion
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02673879

May 2nd, 2018 - Intrapericardial fibrinolytic agents are used in the drainage of tuberculous, purulent, neoplastic and other inflammatory pericardial effusions to prevent recurrent effusions and constrictive pericarditis. This use is based on evidence from case r...

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...

Colchicine to Prevent Post-Pericardiotomy Syndrome and Atrial Fibrillation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02177266

Jun 21st, 2017 - Background. Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are at risk for post-pericardiotomy syndrome and post-operative atrial fibrillation. It is unknown whether post-pericardiotomy syndrome predisposes patients to constrictive pericarditis, but cardiac ...

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News  22 results

FDA Probes LAAO; Dairy Fat's Heart Benefit; Repatha OK'd for Pediatric HeFH
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/94751

Sep 28th, 2021 - In response to a study published in August, FDA is investigating whether women really have worse outcomes after Watchman left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) than men. Shorter intervals between measurements: a way to slice a minute off standard ...

Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines (ESC, 2021) 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/958030

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Clinical practice guidelines on the management of heart failure by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) were published in August 2021 in the European Heart Journal.[1] HFpEF (heart failure with preserved ejection fraction) diagnosis requires e...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Key Aspects of Heart Failure
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/893861_2

Feb 7th, 2020 - Because of increased myocardial oxygen consumption and demand beyond a critical level, the following high-output states can precipitate the clinical presentation of heart failure: Profound anemia Thyrotoxicosis Myxedema Paget disease of bone Albri...

Analyze This Image: Young and Short of Breath
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/872211_2

Dec 2nd, 2016 - Explanation: What is shown in Figure 1 is the pulse-wave (PW) Doppler through the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT). The rhythm is regular, but the peak velocities vary from 0.8 m/s to 1.1 m/s. When there is significant variability in the flow...

How to tell constrictive pericarditis from mimickers
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/97069/heart-failure/how-tell-constrictive-pericarditis-mimickers/page/0/2
Cardiology News;

Feb 11th, 2015 - A patient with constrictive pericarditis will have enhanced ventricular interaction arising from the restraint imposed by a rigid, diseased pericardium. That’s crucial.

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Patient Education  11 results see all →