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Pericardiectomy Summary

Description: Surgical excision (total or partial) of a portion of the pericardium. Pericardiotomy refers to incision of the pericardium.

Also Known As: Pericardectomy; Pericardotomy; Pericardectomies; Pericardiectomies; Pericardiotomies Show All >>

Networked: 978 relevant articles (57 outcomes, 49 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Pericardiectomy is Relevant

  1. Pericardial Effusion : 27 outcomes 13 studies in 171 results
  2. Constrictive Pericarditis : 14 outcomes 21 studies in 345 results
  3. Atrial Fibrillation : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results
  4. Pericarditis : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 148 results
  5. Cardiac Tamponade : 5 outcomes 1 study in 82 results
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Drugs Related to Pericardiectomy

  1. Colchicine
  2. Collagen
  3. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  4. Cosmetics
  5. tranilast (N 5')
  6. Furylfuramide (AF2)
  7. Antifungal Agents
  8. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)
  9. Hypnotics and Sedatives (Sedatives)
  10. Ethyl Ether (Ether)
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Therapies Related to Pericardiectomy

  1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  2. Thoracotomy
  3. Sternotomy
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
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