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Rheumatoid constrictive pericarditis.

Abstract:

A 73-yr-old woman with a 4 yr history of rheumatoid arthritis presented with the clinical features of congestive cardiac failure. She had a good early response to standard therapy although she subsequently developed recurrent biventricular failure. The preservation of good ventricular function on echocardiography in the face of clinical evidence of myocardial insufficiency raised the possibility of constrictive pericarditis, which was confirmed on cardiac catheterization. Constrictive pericar...

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McRorie, ER More by this author
Wright, RA More by this author
Errington, ML More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
British journal of rheumatology
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
100-103
Publication date:
1997-01-05
ISSN:
0263-7103
URN:
uuid:1344f56f-f767-4c8a-9b0c-44043a90693e
Source identifiers:
109266
Local pid:
pubs:109266

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