The initiative to investigate the management of Pericarditis in Africa (IMPI) Registry : a substudy on the causes of constrictive pericarditis and predictors of mortality in patients with constrictive pericarditis requiring pericardiectomy at Groote Schuur Hospital (The Constrictive Pericarditis Substudy)

Background: Causes of constrictive pericarditis and predictors of peri-operative outcome following pericardiectomy are not clearly elucidated, especially in Africa, where disease characteristics differ from developed countries. Furthermore, the impact of HIV/AIDS on pericardial constriction and outc...

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Main Author: Mutyaba, Arthur Kaggwe
Other Authors: Mayosi, Bongani M
Format: Dissertation
Published: University of Cape Town 2016
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