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Overview

Anatomy

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Pathophysiology

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HIV
Post MI
Dressler's syndrome
Post-pericardiotomy
Radiation
Tuberculosis
Uremia
Malignancy

Differentiating Pericarditis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Pericardial Effusion
Cardiac Tamponade
Constrictive Pericarditis

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History and Symptoms

Physical Examination

Laboratory Findings

Electrocardiogram

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Chest X Ray

CT

MRI

Echocardiography

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Treatment

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Pericardiocentesis
Pericardial Window
Pericardial Stripping

Treatment Related Videos

Case Studies

Case #1

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Varun Kumar, M.B.B.S.; Cafer Zorkun, M.D., Ph.D. [2]

Overview

Pericardial Anatomy

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

HIV | Post-MI | Post-pericardiotomy | Radiation | Tuberculosis | Uremia | Malignancy

Differentiating Pericarditis from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Pericardial Effusion | Cardiac Tamponade | Constrictive Pericarditis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | EKG Examples | Chest X Ray | MRI | CT | Echocardiography | Other Imaging Findings

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Pericardiocentesis | Pericardial Window | Pericardial Stripping | Treatment Related Videos

Case Studies

Case #1

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