Dressler syndrome

Dress·ler syn·drome

(dres'lĕr),
recurrent pericarditis following acute myocardial infarction.

Dressler syndrome

Post-myocardial infarction syndrome, see there.

Dress·ler syn·drome

(dres'lĕr sin'drōm)
Recurrent pericarditis following acute myocardial infarction, or inflammation of the pericardium resulting from previous injury to the heart muscles. Symptoms may develop weeks to months after myocardial infarction or open heart surgery.

Dressler,

William, U.S. physician, 1890-1969.
Dressler beat - presence of Dressler beats strongly supporting the diagnosis of ventricular tachycardia by interruption of it.
Dressler syndrome - Synonym(s): pericarditis
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Acute pericarditis and Dressler syndrome have been reported as possible complications of TC (9, 10).
Key Words: postcardiac injury syndrome, postmyocardial infarction syndrome, postcommissurotomy syndrome, postpericardiotomy syndrome, Dressler syndrome.
Postmyocardial infarction syndrome often is referred to as Dressler syndrome (DS).