chronic constrictive pericarditis

chron·ic con·stric·tive per·i·car·di·tis

scarring of the pericardium with thickening of the membrane and prolonged constriction of the cardiac chambers.
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Idiopathic calcific chronic constrictive pericarditis (concretio cordis)
Recent surgical experience in chronic constrictive pericarditis. Texas Heart Inst J 2003; 30(1):27-30.
Successful surgical management for se-vere mitral regurgitation unmasked after pericardiectomy for chronic constrictive pericarditis. Ann Thorac Surg 2008;86:1994-1996.
Surgical treatment of chronic constrictive pericarditis using cardiop-ulmonary bypass.
(1) Because chronic constrictive pericarditis can present with signs and symptoms similar to other disease processes such as chronic pulmonary emboli, Budd-Chiari syndrome, cirrhosis of the liver, or restrictive cardiomyopathy, the identification of diagnostic radiographic signs has become increasingly valuable.
Needle embolus causing cardiac puncture and chronic constrictive pericarditis. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:1786-7.
In Case 1, pericardial involvement in the acute stage of Q fever likely progressed to chronic constrictive pericarditis because diagnosis and appropriate treatment were delayed.
Reversible protein-losing enteropathy with intestinal lymphangiectasia secondary to chronic constrictive pericarditis. N Engl J Med 1965;273:1178-81.

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