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How can constrictive pericarditis be treated?
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In brief: Surgery
Most true constrictive pericarditis needs removal of a major portion of the pericardial sac.

In brief: Surgery
Most true constrictive pericarditis needs removal of a major portion of the pericardial sac.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Depends on severity
Severe constrictive pericardiris can be treated with surgery called a pericardiotomy where they strip off the sack around the heart to relieve the consrtiction, .

In brief: Depends on severity
Severe constrictive pericardiris can be treated with surgery called a pericardiotomy where they strip off the sack around the heart to relieve the consrtiction, .
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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