Long-term results of radical pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis in Korean population

Abstract Background The extent of pericardiectomy is an important issue in constrictive pericarditis but its impact on long-term outcomes has been rarely reported. We compared long-term results of radical pericardiectomy with conventional phrenic to phrenic pericardiectomy. Methods Ninety patients w...

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Main Authors: Min Suk Choi, Dong Seop Jeong, Jae K. Oh, Sung-A Chang, Sung-Ji Park, Suryeun Chung
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-02-01
Series:Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13019-019-0845-7