Hemodynamics in pericardial and myocardial diseases

Giacomo Pongiglione, Maria Giulia Gagliardi

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Pericarditis can be followed by cardiac tamponade and/or constrictive disease. The diagnosis of tamponade is clinical and is due to the inability of the heart to fill adequately because of a positive intrapericardial pressure. In constrictive disease, there are elevated and equilibrated (

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetal Life to Adulthood
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Milan
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9788847056817, 9788847056800
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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