Untying the Gordian knot of pericardial diseases: A pragmatic approach

Pericardial disorders constitute a relatively common cause of heart disease. Although acute pericarditis, especially the idiopathic forms that are the most prevalent, is considered a benign disease overall, its short- and long-term complications, namely, recurrent pericarditis, cardiac tamponade and...

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Main Authors: George Lazaros, Massimo Imazio, Antonio Brucato, Dimitrios Tousoulis
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2016-09-01
Series:Hellenic Journal of Cardiology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1109966616303050