Long-term outcomes of pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis


BİÇER M., ÖZDEMİR B., Kan I., Yuksel A., TOK M., ŞENKAYA SIĞNAK I.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.10, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: Constrictive pericarditis is a rare and disabling disease that can result in chronic fibrous thickening of the pericardium. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes following treatment of constrictive pericarditis by pericardiectomy.