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Pericardiectomy and coronary artery bypass grafting for constrictive pericarditis after heart surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8741244     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 63-year-old male was operated on for chronic heart failure due to myocardial ischemia and constrictive pericarditis after heart surgery. He was in New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III under a large dose of diuretics. He underwent a pericardiectomy and coronary bypass surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass. His cardiac function improved with a patent graft. He is now, 1 year after surgery, in NYHA class I under a tapering dose of diuretics.
T Sugimoto; K Ogawa; T Asada; N Mukohara; T Higami; H Obo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese circulation journal     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0047-1828     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn. Circ. J.     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-11-19     Completed Date:  1996-11-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806868     Medline TA:  Jpn Circ J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Output, Low / etiology,  surgery*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Middle Aged
Myocardial Ischemia / etiology,  surgery*
Pericarditis, Constrictive / etiology,  surgery*

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