constrictive pericarditis


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constrictive pericarditis

[kən′strik·div per·i‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation and fibrosis of the pericardium resulting in constriction of the heart and restriction of contraction and blood flow. Also known as Pick's disease.
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Momomura, "IgG4-related effusive constrictive pericarditis," European Heart Journal--Cardiovascular Imaging, vol.
Chylous ascites and chylothorax due to constrictive pericarditis in a patient infected with HIV: A case report.
Alfonso, "Primary systemic amyloidosis presenting as constrictive pericarditis," Cardiology, vol.
The final diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis still remains a challenge, because it is a rare disease, with a long symptom-free period that can make it difficult to establish the correlation between etiology and first clinical presentation.
Assessment of ventricular coupling with real-time cine MRI and its value to differentiate constrictive pericarditis from restrictive cardiomyopathy.
DIAGNOSES IN 68 PATIENTS WITH PERICARDIAL DISEASE Diagnosis HIV positive HIV negative Pericardial effusion 20 (47.6%) 13 (50%) Constrictive pericarditis 12 (28.6%) 7 (26.9%) Effusive constrictive pericarditis 6 (14.3%) 2 (7.7%) Pericarditis 4 (9.5%) 4 (15.4%) Total 42 26 TABLE II.
Constrictive pericarditis should be considered in patients with signs of right heart failure [1].
Eventually 15% of patients with histoplasmosis pericarditis develop constrictive pericarditis.
Needle embolus causing cardiac puncture and chronic constrictive pericarditis. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:1786-7.
On January 12, 1998, the patient had signs of constrictive pericarditis and small bilateral pleural effusions.
The hemodynamics of cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis. Am J Cardiol 1981;47:791-6.