"Pericardiectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Surgical excision (total or partial) of a portion of the pericardium. Pericardiotomy refers to incision of the pericardium.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pericardiectomy" 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, Spodick DH. Pyopericarditis in diabetes mellitus: some worthy considerations. Diabet Med. 2015 Apr; 32(4):569.
Chhabra L, Kruger MA, Kuraganti G, Eltibi R, Mamidala S, Bajaj R, Belur A, Rapose A, Hannan J. Rapidly progressing mycotic aortic aneurysm masquerading as acute coronary syndrome. Can J Cardiol. 2013 Dec; 29(12):1742.e17-20.
Imazio M, Belli R, Brucato A, Ferrazzi P, Patrini D, Martinelli L, Polizzi V, Cemin R, Leggieri A, Caforio AL, Finkelstein Y, Hoit B, Maisch B, Mayosi BM, Oh JK, Ristic AD, Seferovic P, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Rationale and design of the COlchicine for Prevention of the Post-pericardiotomy Syndrome and Post-operative Atrial Fibrillation (COPPS-2 trial): a randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter study on the use of colchicine for the primary prevention of the postpericardiotomy syndrome, postoperative effusions, and postoperative atrial fibrillation. Am Heart J. 2013 Jul; 166(1):13-9.
Imazio M, Brucato A, Ferrazzi P, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Postpericardiotomy syndrome: a proposal for diagnostic criteria. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2013 May; 14(5):351-3.
Mehrzad R, Spodick DH. Acute macrophysiological effects of pericardiectomy: chronic effects of pericardiectomy/pericardiotomy uninvestigated - is pericardiectomy benign? Cardiology. 2011; 120(1):1-2.
Imazio M, Mayosi BM, Brucato A, Markel G, Trinchero R, Spodick DH, Adler Y. Triage and management of pericardial effusion. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2010 Dec; 11(12):928-35.
Spodick DH. A postpericardiotomy and postmyocardial infarction syndrome presenting as noncardiac pulmonary edema. Chest. 1992 May; 101(5):1476.
Wolozin MW, Ortola FV, Spodick DH, Seifter JL. Release of atrial natriuretic factor after pericardiectomy for chronic constrictive pericarditis. Am J Cardiol. 1988 Dec 01; 62(17):1323-5.