Constrictive Pericarditis: Causes

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Constrictive Pericarditis: Causes by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Pericardial Disease.

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    1. All of the above
    2. Coxsackie virus infection
    3. Rheumatoid arthritis
    4. Prior irradiation to the chest
    5. Neoplasm
    1. It is a reversible constriction of the heart
    2. It is the potential outcome of many recurrent episodes of pericarditis
    3. The pericardium appears white on radiography
    4. It causes a dysfunction in the diastolic relaxation of the heart
    5. It leads to decreased cardiac output
    1. Vasoconstriction of pulmonary arteries
    2. Restricted filling of the heart
    3. Equalized diastolic pressures
    4. Shifting of the interventricular septum with breathing
    5. Unexpandable casing surrounding the heart

    Author of lecture Constrictive Pericarditis: Causes

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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