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ALLMedicine™ Constrictive Pericarditis Center

Research & Reviews  315 results

Fluid Balance of the Second Day Following Operation is Associated with Early Mortality ...
The Heart Surgery Forum; Huang JB, Wen ZK et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - The operative mortality of pericardiectomy still is high. This retrospective study was conducted to determine the risk factors of early mortality and multiorgan failure. We retrospectively analyzed patients undergoing pericardiectomy from January ...

Acute Kidney Injury: Lessons from Pericardiectomy.
The Heart Surgery Forum; Huang JB, Wen ZK et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Acute kidney (renal) injury (AKI) is a severe and common complication that occurs in ~40% of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. AKI has been associated with increased mortality and worse prognosis. This prospective study was conducted to determi...

Long-term echocardiographic follow-up of a patient with constrictive pericarditis treat...
BMJ Case Reports; Saeed S, Haaverstad R et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - A middle-aged man presented to the Department of Medicine of our hospital due to exertional dyspnoea, ascites and peripheral oedema. He was later transferred to the Department of Heart Disease as his echocardiography indicated constrictive pericar...

Is it time to discard outdated notions of pulmonary hypertension in constrictive perica...
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Hoit BD

Aug 12th, 2021 - Is it time to discard outdated notions of pulmonary hypertension in constrictive pericarditis?|2021|Hoit BD,|

Entrapped Coronary Arteries in Constrictive Pericarditis.
The Journal of Invasive Cardiology; Patel NJ, Baker SM et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2021 - Pericardial constriction can be present without pericardial calcium and often without pericardial thickening. This epicardial coronary artery motion abnormality due to entrapment in a thickened, fibrotic pericardium, is characteristic of constrict...

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News  13 results

Sarcoidosis Resulting in Exsanguinating Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage

Jun 4th, 2018 - Discussion Etiology Esophageal variceal hemorrhage is caused by pressure elevation in the portal venous system, leading to engorged esophageal veins that can bleed spontaneously. Approximately 90% of portal hypertension is due to liver cirrhosis.

Analyze This Image: Young and Short of Breath

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
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.

Short Course in Latent TB Matches Standard Tx

Dec 18th, 2014 - Action Points Rifamycin for 3 months or more in patients with latent TB was efficacious at preventing active TB, potentially more so than isoniazid alone. In patients with tuberculous pericarditis, most of whom also had HIV, prednisolone did not h...

Prednisolone, immunotherapy ineffective for most tuberculous pericarditis
Cardiology News; Mary Ann Moon

Sep 2nd, 2014 - Neither standard anti-inflammatory therapy using prednisolone nor an experimental immunotherapy using Mycobacterium indicus pranii injections reduced the composite outcome of death, cardiac tamponade requiring pericardiocentesis, or constrictive p.

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