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A must read for all clinical cardiologists  and fellows  .   A comprehensive review on pericardial diseases.

It also  highlights a new diagnostic parameter in cath lab to differentiate constrictive pericarditis  from  restrictive cardiomyopathy .The area subtended by RV pressure curve and LV pressure curve moves discordantly in constrictive  pericarditis   while it moves concordantly     in restrictive  cardiomyopathy

Source : Mayo Clin Proc. 2010;85(6):572-593

 

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