Constrictive pericarditis

What is Constrictive pericarditis?

Postinflammatory thickening and scarring of the membrane producing constriction of the cardiac chambers; may be acute, subacute, or chronic. Formerly called chronic constrictive pericarditis.

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I am 32 I was Diagnoised w/ moyamoya Brain Disease in 2009 and March 1 2013 I was Diagnoised with Constrictive Pericarditis( Conjestive Heart...

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Fortunately your diseases aren't untreatable disease.

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Does a bulging neck vein ALWAYS mean something heart or lung disease?

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Swollen or enlarged neck veins have innumerable causes. Contemplating your age and medical history I...

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I have constrictive pericarditis. In July, I had a pericardial window and pleural tap. Non-steroidal anti-inflamatories do not appear to be...

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