Chapter 18. Effusive‒Constrictive Pericarditis

  1. George A. Stouffer MD
  1. Eric M. Crespo and
  2. Sidney C. Smith

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch18

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician

How to Cite

Crespo, E. M. and Smith, S. C. (2007) Effusive‒Constrictive Pericarditis, in Cardiovascular Hemodynamics for the Clinician (ed G. A. Stouffer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692608.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169172

Online ISBN: 9780470692608

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Keywords:

  • pericarditis;
  • intrapericardial pressures;
  • constrictive pericarditis;
  • pericardial imaging;
  • echocardiography

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hemodynamics of effusive—constrictive pericarditis

  • Physical exam

  • Pericardial imaging techniques

  • Findings on echocardiography

  • References