[Long term evolution of chronic constrictive pericarditis. A study of 56 patients].

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OBJECTIVE AND METHOD We retrospectively analysed 56 consecutive patients with a confirmed diagnosis of chronic constrictive pericarditis over a period of 23 years. The objective was to analyse the evolution of the annual frequency of constrictive pericarditis, its aetiology and to define the prognostic factors for mortality. RESULTS The annual frequency… (More)

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@article{Thia2006LongTE, title={[Long term evolution of chronic constrictive pericarditis. A study of 56 patients].}, author={Alain Thia and Fabrice Prunier and Jean Baptiste Subayi and Christophe Baufreton and Philippe Geslin and Andrew S Furber}, journal={Archives des maladies du coeur et des vaisseaux}, year={2006}, volume={99 9}, pages={775-80} }