"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.
Barbina S, Kavin U, Sutton MM, Heincelman M, Thomas MK. Ascitic Fluid Analysis Leading to the Diagnosis of Constrictive Pericarditis in 2 Patients. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2022 Jan-Dec; 10:23247096221097530.
McNamara D, Di Salvo T, Mathier M, Keck S, Semigran M, Dec GW. Left ventricular dysfunction after heart transplantation: incidence and role of enhanced immunosuppression. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1996 May; 15(5):506-15.
Cosgrove DM, Echeverria P, Sade RM. The management of Hemophilus influenzae, Type B, pericarditis. Ann Thorac Surg. 1976 Apr; 21(4):281-3.