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Pericarditis

Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM from various origins, such as infection, neoplasm, autoimmune process, injuries, or drug-induced. Pericarditis usually leads to PERICARDIAL EFFUSION, or CONSTRICTIVE PERICARDITIS.
Also Known As:
Pleuropericarditis
Networked: 1516 relevant articles (107 outcomes, 100 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pleurisy (Pleuritis)
2. Cardiac Tamponade
3. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
4. Familial Mediterranean Fever (Periodic Disease)
5. Pericardial Effusion

Experts

1. Imazio, Massimo: 45 articles (10/2015 - 12/2003)
2. Brucato, Antonio: 25 articles (12/2014 - 04/2005)
3. Trinchero, Rita: 25 articles (12/2014 - 12/2003)
4. Adler, Yehuda: 23 articles (12/2014 - 12/2002)
5. Spodick, David H: 20 articles (12/2014 - 07/2003)
6. Belli, Riccardo: 14 articles (12/2014 - 12/2003)
7. Waldo, Albert L: 11 articles (05/2015 - 12/2004)
8. Khrestian, Celeen M: 9 articles (05/2015 - 02/2006)
9. Maestroni, Silvia: 9 articles (06/2014 - 08/2008)
10. Cecchi, Enrico: 9 articles (08/2008 - 12/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pericarditis:
1. ColchicineFDA LinkGeneric
2. Indomethacin (Indometacin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
6. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)IBA
8. Triamcinolone (Aristocort)FDA Link
9. SteroidsIBA
10. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Pericardiectomy
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
4. Catheters
5. Thoracotomy