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What is Postpericardiotomy syndrome?

What is Postpericardiotomy syndrome?

  • 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.
  • Postpericardiotomy syndrome: A febrile illness associated with pericardial and sometimes pleuropulmonary reaction that often follows extensive pericardiotomy.
    Source - Diseases Database

Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Introduction

Types of Postpericardiotomy syndrome:

Broader types of Postpericardiotomy syndrome:

How serious is Postpericardiotomy syndrome?

Complications of Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see complications of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

What causes Postpericardiotomy syndrome?

Causes of Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see causes of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

What are the symptoms of Postpericardiotomy syndrome?

Symptoms of Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see symptoms of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Complications of Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see complications of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Postpericardiotomy syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Postpericardiotomy syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Postpericardiotomy syndrome: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Postpericardiotomy syndrome.
Treatments for Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see treatments for Postpericardiotomy syndrome
Research for Postpericardiotomy syndrome: see research for Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Name and Aliases of Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Main name of condition: Postpericardiotomy syndrome

Other names or spellings for Postpericardiotomy syndrome:

postcardiotomy syndrome, postcommissurotomy syndrome

Postcardiac injury pericarditis, Postcardiotomy syndrome Source - Diseases Database


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