Management of pericarditis

Sushen Bhalla, Reena Shah, Joseph Varon, Salim Surani

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Pericardial inflammation or one of its complications can be effusion, tamponade, relapse of symptoms, constrictive pathology, or effusive constrictive pericarditis. These complications may require specific treatment, but the treatment would also include the steps to control the underlying pericarditis. This chapter discusses the treatment of pericarditis and the management of potential complications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPericarditis
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Diagnosis to Treatment
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781685079604
ISBN (Print)9781685077648
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2022


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