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The role of chest radiography in diagnosing patients with tuberculous pericarditis
(Clinics Cardiv Publishing, 2005-04)
Aim: To describe the abnormalities on chest X-ray (CXR) in patients presenting with tuberculous pericardial effusions. Methods: One hundred and seventy patients presented to Tygerberg Hospital with large pericardial ...
HIV infection is associated with a lower incidence of constriction in presumed tuberculous pericarditis : a prospective observational study
(Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-04)
Background: Pericardial constriction is a serious complication of tuberculous pericardial effusion that occurs in up to a quarter of patients despite anti-tuberculosis chemotheraphy. The impact of human immunodeficiency ...