Clinical and echocardiographic findings in HIV patients with pericardial effusion.

@article{Moreno1997ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and echocardiographic findings in HIV patients with pericardial effusion.},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Moreno and Juli{\'a}n P{\'e}rez Villacast{\'i}n and H{\'e}ctor Bueno and E L{\'o}pez de sa and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s L{\'o}pez-Send{\'o}n and Jaime Fernandez de Bobadilla and Miguel A. Garc{\'i}a-Fern{\'a}ndez and Ju{\'a}n Lu{\'i}s Delc{\'a}n},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={397-400}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Pericardial effusion (PE) is frequently found in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but its clinical significance remains unclear. Our purpose was to study the manifestations of HIV-infected patients with PE and the coexistence of these manifestations with other echocardiographic abnormalities, compared with patients without PE. METHODS We reviewed 141 HIV-infected patients in whom echocardiographic study was performed. We studied their… CONTINUE READING