Constrictive pericarditis: old disease, new approaches.


Constrictive pericarditis is a disorder of cardiac filling caused by an inelastic pericardium. This treatable cause of heart failure should be considered in all patients with unexplained right heart failure symptoms or signs, especially when the left ventricular ejection fraction is preserved. Diagnosing constrictive pericarditis remains challenging, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11886-015-0576-x


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@article{Welch2015ConstrictivePO, title={Constrictive pericarditis: old disease, new approaches.}, author={Terrence D Welch and Jae Oh}, journal={Current cardiology reports}, year={2015}, volume={17 4}, pages={20} }