Pericardial involvement in systemic inflammatory diseases

Imazio, Massimo
November 2011
Heart;Nov2011, Vol. 97 Issue 22, p1882
Academic Journal
The article reports that cardiac disorders including pericarditis, and asymptomatic pericardial effusions are involved in systemic inflammatory diseases (SIDs) that may affect pericardium, myocardium, and endocardium. As stated, the involvement of cardiac disorders in SIDs depends upon the various diagnostic and patient selection methods. As further stated, such involvement depends upon autoimmune pathogenesis and an anti-inflammatory therapy is used to treat these cardiac disorders. INSETS: Main systemic inflammatory diseases;Systemic inflammatory diseases and pericardial involvement: key p;You can get CPD/CME credits for Education in Heart.


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