The Importance of Complete Pericardiectomy and the Role of the Apical Suction Device in Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis

Background: The aim of this study was to analyze the preoperative attributes and clinical impacts of complete pericardiectomy in chronic constrictive pericarditis. Methods: A total of 26 patients were treated from January 2001 to December 2013. The pericardium was resected as widely as possible. W...

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Main Authors: Sang Yoon Kim, Kwon Joong Na, Kyung-Hwan Kim
Format: Article
Published: Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017-02-01
Series:Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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