Diagnosis and treatment of pericarditis

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of pericarditis},
  author={M. Imazio and F. Gaita},
  pages={1159 - 1168}
  • M. Imazio, F. Gaita
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Heart
  • ### Learning objectives 1. Review the definitions, classification and aetiology of pericarditis. 2. Describe the clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria and work-up, laboratory and imaging findings of pericarditis. 3. Review and describe the contemporary medical, interventional and surgical therapies, the prevention and prognosis of pericarditis. ### Classification and definition Pericarditis is an inflammatory disease of the pericardium, which may have infectious or non-infectious… CONTINUE READING

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