Chronic Cardiac Compression (Chronic

  • Published 2005

Abstract

Sixty-one patients with chronic cardliaic compression were stu(lie(l critically, the largest series in the literature. All patients had pericardiectomy perfoilie(l. The operative mortality was 18 pel cent. Satisfactory result was obtainedl 72.1 pei cent of the patients operate(l. Tuberculosis wa.1s the ca.use in 28.2 pei cent. In most of the remaining cases… (More)

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