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Pericardial Disease

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This chapter reviews key topics in pericardial disease and their characteristic echocardiographic features. Echocardiography serves a vital role in the diagnosis and evaluation of pericardial disease, which is often difficult to recognize by bedside examination alone.


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Pande, A.N., Lilly, L.S. (2007). Pericardial Disease. In: Solomon, S.D., Bulwer, B. (eds) Essential Echocardiography. Contemporary Cardiology. Humana Press.

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