Importance of Clinical and Laboratory Findings in the Diagnosis and Surgical Prognosis of Patients with Constrictive Pericarditis

Abstract Background: International studies have reported the value of the clinical profile and laboratory findings in the diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis. However, Brazilian population data are scarce. Objective: To assess the clinical characteristics, sensitivity of imaging tests and facto...

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Main Authors: Fábio Fernandes, Dirceu Thiago Pessoa de Melo, Felix José Alvarez Ramires, Ricardo Ribeiro Dias, Marcio Tonini, Vinicius dos Santos Fernandes, Carlos Eduardo Rochitte, Carlos Henrique Valente Moreira, Charles Mady
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (SBC) 2017-10-01
Series:Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0066-782X2017005019104&lng=en&tlng=en