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Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Introduction

Postpericardiotomy syndrome: A complication that can occur after open-heart surgery. Symptoms can occur from days to weeks after the surgery. The condition is possibly caused by an autoimmune process triggered by a virus. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Postpericardiotomy syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Treatments for Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

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Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Postpericardiotomy syndrome

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Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Postpericardiotomy syndrome

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Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Postpericardiotomy syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Postpericardiotomy syndrome

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Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Postpericardiotomy syndrome:

A febrile illness associated with pericardial and sometimes pleuropulmonary reaction that often follows extensive pericardiotomy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Related Postpericardiotomy syndrome Info

More information about Postpericardiotomy syndrome

  1. Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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