Constrictive pericarditis with electrocardiographic evidence of right ventricular hypertrophy

K. Fukuda, Y. Nakamura, S. Ogawa, H. Yokoyama, A. Handa

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Abstract

We report the findings in a patient with constrictive pericarditis who had ECGs resembling right ventricular hypertrophy without right ventricular pressure overload, and we provide a possible explanation for the cause of this abnormality. Right ventriculography demonstrated a dilated and hyperkinetic outflow tract and compressed free wall with calcified pericardium. The derangement of the configuration of the right ventricle was considered to the genesis of this electrocardiographic abnormality.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-693
Number of pages3
JournalChest
Volume96
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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