Constrictive pericarditis – prevalence, causes and clinical presentation?

Constrictive pericarditis – prevalence, causes and clinical presentation?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss about constrictive pericarditis and its clinical presentation in this video. He will discuss about pleural and pericardial effusion case with T.B and hypothyroidism. Inflammation of pericardium and pericardial fluid is known as pericarditis. There is constriction of the heart. Medical management with aspirin or steroids are given to treat pericarditis. And if symptoms are not better than surgery has to be done.