Constrictive pericarditis following open-heart surgery in a child

A 6-year- old child developed constrictive pericarditis 2 years after undergoing an open-heart surgery for a congenital cardiac disorder. No other cause of pericarditis was identified. The clinical condition improved after pericardiectomy. The case is reported for its rarity.

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Siddharthan Deepti, Saurabh Kumar Gupta, Sivasubramanian Ramakrishnan, Sachin Talwar, Shyam Sunder Kothari
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2016-01-01
Series:Annals of Pediatric Cardiology
Online Access:;year=2016;volume=9;issue=1;spage=68;epage=71;aulast=Deepti