Pericarditis: Acute

  • Vincent E. Friedewald
Chapter

Abstract

Treat with aspirin or NSAIDs as first-line therapy, with gastro-protection

Keywords

Influenza Aspirin Tuberculosis Pancreatitis Diphenylhydantoin 

Guidelines

  1. 2015 ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases Google Scholar
  2. American Society of Echocardiography clinical recommendations for multimodality cardiovascular imaging of patients with pericardial disease: endorsed by the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Google Scholar
  3. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013;26:965–1012. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0894731713005336.

Professional Information

Review

  1. Am Fam Physician. 2014;89:553–60. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0401/p553.html.

Review: Treatment

Atrial Flutter/Fibrillation

Clinical Profiles/Outcomes Hospitalized Patients

Colchicine

  1. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1522–28. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/ 10.1056/NEJMoa1208536.

Colchicine: Prevention of Post-Pericardiotomy Syndrome

Colchicine: Prevention of Post-Pericardiotomy Syndrome

Corticosteroids

Cystic Tuberculous Pericarditis (Case Report)

ECG (New Criteria): Acute Pericarditis Vs AMI

Etiology

Hydatid Cyst Rupture (Case Report)

Metastatic Cancer

Prognosis

Prognosis: Indicators

Triage/Management

Tuberculosis

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vincent E. Friedewald
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of CardiologyUT Health Science Center at Houston Division of CardiologyHoustonUSA

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