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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The optimal time to initiate antiretroviral therapy (ART) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated tuberculous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background— Constrictive pericarditis (CP) is considered a rare, dreaded possible complication of acute pericarditis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To determine the mortality rate and its predictors in patients with a presumptive diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Heart failure in sub-Saharan Africans is mainly due to non-ischaemic causes, such as hypertension, rheumatic heart disease… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic has been associated with an increase in all forms of extrapulmonary tuberculosis… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND Definitive diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis requires isolation of the tubercle bacillus from pericardial fluid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of adjunctive prednisolone on morbidity, pericardial fluid resolution, and mortality in HIV… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To describe imaging features of tuberculous tenosynovitis and bursitis with various imaging methods. MATERIALS AND… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Serial cranial computed tomographic (CT) scanning and intracranial pressure monitoring were performed on 198 children with stage… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Thirteen patients with tuberculous pericarditis (12 men and 1 woman aged 13 to 70 years [mean 41]) were identified in a group of… Expand
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