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.

For the Moyamoya disease the best treatment strategy is...

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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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Sometimes my vein on the left side of my neck will bubble up pretty big for a few minutes and then go away. Is tha something t be concerned about?

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I had an EKG done and the read out said Low QRS voltage in precordial leads (qrs deflection < 1.0 mV in chest leads) Possible right ventricular...

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Hi, my father is 60 years old and has constrictive pericarditis. It was a result from Dressler sindrome which started after he had a valve...

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I had my aortic valve repaired very successfully. Then I developed constrictive pericarditis and had two surgeries to remove the pericardium, and...

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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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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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I was actually just looking for symptoms for my 26 year old son who was hospitalized 2 times in 2012 with cronic myopericarditis; the last stay was...

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