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Malignant Pericarditis

Known as: Pericarditis, Malignant 
Pericarditis caused by the infiltration of the pericardium by a malignant neoplasm. The diagnosis is based on the cytological examination of… Expand
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Malignancy is the most common cause of effusive pericarditis with a haemodynamically significant amount of pericardial… Expand
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2008
Review
2008
Pericarditis is an inflammatory disorder of the pericardium with or without an associated pericardial effusion. The diagnosis is… Expand
2005
2005
Pericardial effusion (PE) and cardiac tamponade caused by malignant pericarditis are critical conditions in cancer patients… Expand
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2003
2003
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine whether, in patients with bilateral pleural effusions, the main cellular and biochemical features… Expand
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1997
1997
This study was designed to assess the value of tumor marker evaluation in pericardial fluid for the recognition of malignant… Expand
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1995
1995
The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of CEA in pericardial fluid (pf) for the recognition of malignant pericarditis. 30… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Adenosine deaminase (ADA) and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) have been measured in pleural fluid to help distinguish… Expand
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1993
Review
1993
The anthracyclines are effective and widely used antineoplastic agents. They are used to treat many types of malignancy including… Expand
1992
1992
Pericardial effusions are often present in patients suffering from tumoral diseases, especially lung and breast cancers. Between… Expand
1984
1984
The diagnostic accuracy of measurement of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and of analysis of the cytological characteristics of… Expand