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پریکاردیت فشارنده مزمن

دوستکامی, حسین and ملکی, نصراله and هوشيار, افشين and طاووسی, زهرا and فیضی, ایرج (1392) پریکاردیت فشارنده مزمن. Case Reports in Cardiology ــ 2013 (2013). pp. 1-4. شاپا 2090-6404

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Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis

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Constrictive pericarditis (CP) is a rare clinical entity that can pose diagnostic problems. The diagnosis of CP requires a high degree of clinical suspicion. The gold standard for diagnosis is cardiac catheterization with analysis of intracavitary pressure curves, which are high and, in end-diastole, equal in all chambers. We present a patient with unexplained dyspnea, recurrent right-side pleural effusion and ascites. Analysis of the ascitic fluid revealed a high protein content and an elevated serum-ascites gradient. Echocardiography, computed tomography and cardiac catheterization revealed the diagnosis of CP. He underwent complete pericardiectomy and to date has made a good recovery. The diagnosis of CP is often neglected by admitting physicians, who usually attribute the symptoms to another disease process. This case exemplifies the difficulty in diagnosing this condition, the investigation required, and provides a discussion of the benefit and outcomes of prompt treatment.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده اول :حسین دوستکامی
نویسنده مسئول :نصراله ملکی
نویسنده :افشين هوشيار
نویسنده :زهرا طاووسی
نویسنده :ایرج فیضی
Additional Information:Abstracting and Indexing: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) , EBSCOhost Connection , Google Scholar ,
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Constrictive pericarditis , Catheterization , Pericardiectomy
Subjects:WG Cardiovascular System
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine , Cardiology , Infectious
ID Code:4928
Deposited By: Dr Nasrollah Maleki
Deposited On:02 Sep 1392 13:05
Last Modified:10 Nov 1397 10:26

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