Surgical Management for Recurrent Pericarditis When is Surgery Indicated

Guest: Kevin L. Greason, M.D.
Host: S. Allen Luis, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

Upon completion of this podcast, the reviewer will perceive that pericardiectomy is a vital therapy possibility for sufferers with recurrent pericarditis, notably the place refractory to medical remedy. The outcomes of surgical procedure are good with low morbidity and discount of recurrent pericarditis episodes.

Topics Discussed:
Which recurrent pericarditis sufferers ought to have pericardiectomy and How efficient is it?
What are outcomes like after cardiac surgical procedure when it comes to efficacy and adversarial outcomes ?
Can you converse to essential surgical concerns when performing pericardiectomy? How do you do it?
Can you touch upon the impression of peri-procedural immunosuppression on post-surgical outcomes?