Acute Pericarditis

  • Published 2017


It promotes cardiac efficiency by limiting dilation, maintaining ventricular compliance with preservation of the Starling curve and distributing hydrostatic forces. It aids atrial filling by creating a closed chamber, reduces external friction and acts as a barrier against infection and extension of malignancy. Finally, it anatomically fixes the heart to… (More)


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@inproceedings{2017AcuteP, title={Acute Pericarditis}, author={}, year={2017} }