Constrictive epicarditis: turtle cage or waffle operation?

Carlo Barzaghi, Massimo Lombardi, Stefano Giaconi, Uberto Bortolotti

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A 72-year-old man, presenting with signs of pericarditis, was found at operation to have constrictive epicarditis. Operation consisted of pericardiectomy and creation of multiple longitudinal and transverse incisions of the epicardium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S94-S95
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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