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.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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