Hemodynamic Findings of Effusive-Constrictive Pericarditis.


A 64-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis presented with progressive abdominal and leg swelling, anorexia, and dyspnea for several years. Physical examination was notable for a pericardial knock, pulsatile hepatomegaly, and lower extremity edema. The jugular vein was distended past the angle of the jaw and did not decrease with inspiration (Kussmaul’s… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcin.2016.05.047

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