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Research & Reviews  26 results

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

Jun 13th, 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 ...

Effusive-constrictive pericarditis in the spectrum of pericardial compressive syndromes.
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Janus SE, Hoit BD

Jan 17th, 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...

Effusive-constrictive pericarditis secondary to pneumopericardium associated with gastr...
ESC Heart Failure; Ono Y, Hashimoto T et. al.

Dec 11th, 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...

Postcardiotomy effusive-constrictive pericarditis in a 65-year-old man: Noteworthy echo...
Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.); Scoglio M, Vivekanantham H et. al.

Nov 13th, 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...

Posttraumatic Subacute Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis After a Motor Vehicle Accident.
Texas Heart Institute Journal; D'Souza MS, Shinn K et. al.

Oct 1st, 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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News  1 results

Should we still use electrocardiography to diagnose pericardial disease?
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.

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