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Constrictive pericarditis after myocardial infarction.
  1. D R Ramsdale,
  2. E J Epstein,
  3. N Coulshed

    Abstract

    Constrictive pericarditis developed in a 55 year old man two years after transmural myocardial infarction complicated by severe acute pericarditis. Pericardiectomy was successful. Although this very rare late complication of myocardial infarction has been reported as a sequela of frank anticoagulant induced haemopericardium, in this case there was no clinical evidence of such an association.

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