Pericardiectomy for Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis

Jul 12, 2018 - This study attempts to address several controversies that surround an important disease entity, chronic constrictive pericarditis with ...

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Twelve of the 14 had preoperative cardiac catheterization. All demonstrated the findings considered diagnostic of constrictive pericarditis: (1) an elevated right atrial pressure, usually with an M- or W-shaped contour; (2) an abnormally high right v

restableció completamente. Palabras clave: Pericarditis crónica. Pericardiectomía. Cirugía. Pronóstico. INTRODUCTION. Chronic constrictive pericarditis is an ...

RESEARCH ARTICLE. Open Access. Pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis: single-center experience in China. Peng Zhu1,2, Mingjie Mai2, Ruobin Wu2, Cong Lu2, Ruixin Fan2 and Shaoyi Zheng1,2*. Abstract. Objective: Pericardiectomy is associated wit

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Abstract. Background: Constrictive pericarditis is a rare and disabling disease that can result in chronic fibrous thickening of the pericardium. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes following treatment of constrictive per

Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis. BY 1.\UI, 1). \VHITE,. NI.l). C H11ONIC constrictive pericarditis, in- terestingly enough, was one of the very first pathologic conditions to be recog- nized. This is natural in view of the rather ob- vious gross le

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T2W STIR. LGE. “Rip-Roaring” Transient Constrictive Pericarditis ... Pericardial effusion/tamponade. • Constrictive ... treated with colchicine, especially if treated ...

An unusual case of constrictive pericarditis, caused by lodging of a needle in the heart wall,is presented and discussed. Attention is focused on the rapid ...

ting resolution of the congestive state and disappearance of the "typical" hemodynamic findings of constrictive pericarditis. T HE HEMODYNAMIC abnormalities.

of constrictive pericarditis. T HE HEMODYNAMIC abnormalities of constrictive pericarditis were firstde- scribed in1946 byBloomfield and asso- ciates' who stressed "the virtually normal. (right) ventricular systolic pressure, a low ven- tricular pulse

Echo Evaluation of Pericardial Diseases. • Constriction ... Pericardial effusion on Echo. • Treated with Ibuprofen 2400 mg/d,. Colchicine 0.6 mg BID. • Not feeling ...

Jun 12, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: Constrictive pericarditis is the result of a spectrum of primary cardiac and non-cardiac conditions. Few data exist on the preoperative risk specific to survival after pericardiectomy. This study was designed to compare the

view this cause has never been proven unequivocally. It is the purpose of this paper to describe another case of this condition. Of special interest is the fact that constrictive pericarditis developed very rapidly in this patient, a point which rais

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A study has been made of 62 patients with constrictive pericarditis. ... because both diagnosis and treatment can sometimes cause perplexity. .... In a few patients the diastolic sound was accompanied by a thrust felt over the praecordium.

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reported in an accompanying paper. ... was found and treatment instituted. ... superior vena cava, slight cardiac enlargement and no pericardial calcification.

has had catheterization studies. A case of amyloid of the heart is presented with catheterization studies and the reasons for the clinical and physiologic similarity to constrictive pericarlditis are discussed. T HE essential pathology of constrictiv

Nov 16, 1988 - Background. The pathogenesis of sodium and water accumulation in chronic constrictive pericarditis is not well understood and may differ from that in patients with chronic congestive heart failure due to myocardial disease. This study

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