Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis in a HIV-positive patient

Eckstein, Friedrich S.; Bohlmann, Michael K.; Balmer, Mary-Claude; Carrel, Thierry (2001). Constrictive tuberculous pericarditis in a HIV-positive patient. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery, 19(6), pp. 940-942. Elsevier Science B.V. 10.1016/S1010-7940(01)00715-1

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Constrictive pericarditis is a relatively rare clinical manifestation nowadays. We present the case of an HIV-positive patient with constrictive calcified pericarditis due to an infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Pericardectomie was performed. The therapeutical approach is discussed and the literature is reviewed.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Service Sector > Institute of Pathology

UniBE Contributor:

Eckstein, Friedrich Stefan; Balmer, Mary-Claude and Carrel, Thierry

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology

ISSN:

1010-7940

Publisher:

Elsevier Science B.V.

Language:

English

Submitter:

Marceline Brodmann

Date Deposited:

05 Oct 2020 12:07

Last Modified:

05 Oct 2020 12:07

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/S1010-7940(01)00715-1

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.115606

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/115606

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