"Pericarditis, Constrictive" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS.
- Pericarditis, Constrictive
- Constrictive Pericarditis
- Constrictive Pericarditides
- Pericarditides, Constrictive
Pick Disease of Heart
- Pick Disease of Heart
- Pick's Disease of Heart
- Heart Pick's Disease
- Pick Disease, Heart
- Picks Disease, Heart
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pericarditis, Constrictive" by people in Profiles.
Umer A, Khalid N, Chhabra L, Memon S, Spodick DH. Constrictive pericarditis complicating cardiac transplantation. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Aug 25; 10:109.
Chhabra L, Azeem AA, Spodick DH, Flynn A. Revisiting annulus paradoxus in constrictive pericarditis. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Sep 15; 195:288-9.
Imazio M, Brucato A, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Prognosis of myopericarditis as determined from previously published reports. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2014 Dec; 15(12):835-9.
Chhabra L, Spodick DH. Annulus paradoxus and constrictive pericarditis: a need for revisiting the association! Am J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 15; 115(4):554.
Chhabra L, Spodick DH. Is recurrent pericarditis a risk for constrictive evolution? Int J Cardiol. 2014 Nov 15; 177(1):139.
Imazio M, Brucato A, Mayosi BM, Derosa FG, Lestuzzi C, Macor A, Trinchero R, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Medical therapy of pericardial diseases: part II: Noninfectious pericarditis, pericardial effusion and constrictive pericarditis. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Nov; 11(11):785-94.
Imazio M, Brucato A, Mayosi BM, Derosa FG, Lestuzzi C, Macor A, Trinchero R, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Medical therapy of pericardial diseases: part I: idiopathic and infectious pericarditis. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Oct; 11(10):712-22.
Studley J, Tighe DA, Joelson JM, Flack JE. The hemodynamic signs of constrictive pericarditis can be mimicked by tricuspid regurgitation. Cardiol Rev. 2003 Nov-Dec; 11(6):320-6.
Myers RB, Spodick DH. Constrictive pericarditis: clinical and pathophysiologic characteristics. Am Heart J. 1999 Aug; 138(2 Pt 1):219-32.
Hartnell GG, Hughes LA, Ko JP, Cohen MC. Magnetic resonance imaging of pericardial constriction: comparison of cine MR angiography and spin-echo techniques. Clin Radiol. 1996 Apr; 51(4):268-72.