A H Kassanoff

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A case of severe constrictive pericarditis resulting from an indolent Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of the automatic internal cardiac defibrillator is described. Total explanation of the device was attempted after nine months but was unsuccessful because of dense adhesions under the patch electrodes. The patient subsequently developed clinical and(More)
Three cases are reported that describe acute pulmonary edema as an early manifestation of a postpericardiotomy or postmyocardial infarction syndrome. Each of these cases occurred in the presence of good left ventricular function. The cases suggest this syndrome occurs in immunologically primed patients who have had prior cardiac injury resulting in readily(More)
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