Pericardial Disease and Treatment

Pericardial disease is difficult to diagnose and often underrecognized. Heart specialists at Mayo Clinic discuss their multidisciplinary approach to optimal management of pericarditis, including their pioneering approach to noninvasive diagnostic imaging.

Jae K. Oh, M.D., cardiologist, reviews the keys to diagnosing pericarditis using echocardiography.

Leslie T. Cooper Jr., M.D., cardiologist, outlines the medical management for pericarditis.

Kevin L. Greason, M.D., cardiac surgeon, details the Mayo Clinic surgical approach to management of pericarditis with the pericardiectomy procedure.

Kevin Landolfo, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses surgical outcomes following pericardiectomy.


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