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Pericarditis - constrictive

  • Alternative Names

    Constrictive pericarditis


    Prevention

    Constrictive pericarditis in some cases is not preventable.

    However, conditions that can lead to constrictive pericarditis should be adequately treated.


    References

    LeWinter MM. Pericardial diseases. In: Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, Zipes DP, eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 8th ed. St. Louis, Mo: WB Saunders; 2007:chap 70.