Pericardial diseases in the era of imaging, biomarkers and molecular diagnosis

  title={Pericardial diseases in the era of imaging, biomarkers and molecular diagnosis},
  author={Bernhard Maisch},
  journal={Heart Failure Reviews},
Pericardial diseases only affect a small proportion of patients with heart disease. But their diagnosis and differential diagnosis is, though too often neglected by cardiologists and internists, extremely important for the individual patient and of therapeutic and prognostic relevance in the differential diagnosis of cardiac symptoms [1, 2]: An excellent example for precordial pain is acute pericarditis, which should be differentiated from aortic dissection, myocardial infarction, pneumonia or… CONTINUE READING
2 Citations
34 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 references

Zahger D (eds) The ESC textbook of intensive and acute cardiac care

  • B Maisch, AD Ristić, K Karatolios
  • 2011
1 Excerpt

Differential diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis from restrictive myocardial disease by speckle tracking echocardiography

  • G Veress, KH Kim, M Masaki, RE Espinosa, JK Oh
  • J Am Coll Cardiol
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Regeneration by stem cells. Need for minimal invasive access(AttachLifter) the normal pericardial cavity

  • H Rupp, O Rupp, P Alter, N Jung, S Pankuweit, B Maisch
  • Herz
  • 2010
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…