Constrictive Pericarditis

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Constrictive pericarditis is often difficult to distinguish from restrictive cardiomyopathies (RCMs). Multiple imaging modalities, invasive hemodynamic tests, history, and physical examination are often needed to confirm the diagnosis.

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Constrictive pericarditis is often difficult to distinguish from restrictive cardiomyopathies (RCMs). Multiple imaging modalities, invasive hemodynamic tests, history, and physical examination are often needed to confirm the diagnosis.

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