Pericardial diseases

Edited by Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

Second edition

Published on behalf of © OUP 2012. © Punit Ramrakha and Jonathan Hill (Editors contribution, 2012)

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199643219
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740633 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Pericardial diseases

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Aetiology - Syndromes of pericardial disease - Acute pericarditis without effusion - Pericardial effusion with or without tamponade - Constrictive pericarditis - Effusive-constrictive pericarditis - Calcific pericarditis without constriction - Viral pericarditis - Tuberculous pericarditis - Uraemic pericarditis - Neoplastic pericardial disease - Myxoedematous effusion - Non-tuberculous bacterial (purulent) pericarditis - Radiation pericarditis - Drugs and toxins - Postcardiotomy syndrome - Post-infarction pericarditis - Rheumatic fever - Autoimmune pericarditis - Traumatic pericarditis - Fungal pericarditis - Amoebic pericarditis - Constrictive pericarditis vs. restrictive myocardial disease - Pericardial fluid analysis -

Chapter.  5028 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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