Diagnosis: History, Physical Examination and ECG

  • Massimo Imazio


A number of different features may be helpful in the first diagnostic evaluation to address specific pericardial syndromes and potential aetiologies to be further investigated (Table 3.1).


Pericardial Effusion Cardiac Tamponade Constrictive Pericarditis Pericardial Disease Acute Pericarditis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Imazio
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  1. 1.Cardiology DepartmentMaria Vittoria Hospital and Department of Public Health and Pediatrics University of TorinoTorinoItaly

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