[Results of pericardiectomy in the treatment of constrictive pericarditis].

Abstract

Between 1981 and 1990 at the Cardiosurgical Clinic in Hradec Králové pericardectomy on account of chronic constrictive pericarditis was performed in 20 patients. The authors evaluated the duration of complaints, preoperative symptomatology, surgical procedure and results of the operation. Symptoms of right-sided cardiac congestion were recorded in 80% of… (More)

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