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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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Journal:
Revmatologiia
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
100-103
Publication date:
1997-01-01
ISSN:
1310-0505
Source identifiers:
109633
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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