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Chapter 11 - Pericardium

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 August 2019

Michael T. Ashworth
Affiliation:
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
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A separate chapter is devoted to the pericardium, beginning with congenital absence of pericardium and other congenital defects and cysts. Pericardial effusion is treated in some detail together with the related topics of tamponade and haemorrhage. There are sections on inflammation of the pericardium that also include discussion of post-pericardiotomy syndrome and of constrictive pericarditis. The chapter closes with a short discussion of pericardial tumours.

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Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
Autopsy, Surgical and Molecular Pathology
, pp. 243 - 251
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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  • Pericardium
  • Michael T. Ashworth
  • Book: Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
  • Online publication: 19 August 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316337073.011
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  • Michael T. Ashworth
  • Book: Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
  • Online publication: 19 August 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316337073.011
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  • Pericardium
  • Michael T. Ashworth
  • Book: Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
  • Online publication: 19 August 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316337073.011
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