Pericarditis, Tuberculous

Known as: Tuberculous Pericarditis, Pericarditis, Tuberculous [Disease/Finding], Pericarditides, Tuberculous 
INFLAMMATION of the sac surrounding the heart (PERICARDIUM) due to MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS infection. Pericarditis can lead to swelling… (More)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Tuberculous pericarditis is associated with high morbidity and mortality even if antituberculosis therapy is… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Constrictive pericarditis (CP) is considered a rare, dreaded possible complication of acute pericarditis. Nevertheless… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVE To determine the mortality rate and its predictors in patients with a presumptive diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND The incidence of tuberculous pericarditis has increased in Africa as a result of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Tuberculous pericarditis is common in Transkei (Eastern Cape). Two randomized trials showed benefits at two years for… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Traditional diagnostic tests for pericardial tuberculosis (TB) are insensitive and often require long culture periods… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of adjunctive prednisolone on morbidity, pericardial fluid resolution, and mortality in HIV… (More)
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1997
1997
Nucleic acid amplification techniques for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) are rapidly being developed. Scant work, however… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND Adenosine deaminase (ADA) and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) have been measured in pleural fluid to help distinguish… (More)
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1988
1988
Thirteen patients with tuberculous pericarditis (12 men and 1 woman aged 13 to 70 years [mean 41]) were identified in a group of… (More)
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