(VI-4D.1) Patient with constrictive pericarditis Agnieszka Żygadło MD, Lidia Tomkiewicz-Pająk MD, PhD, Leszek Drabik MD, PhD, Monika Smaś-Suska MD, Natalia Dłużniewska MD, Joanna Łuszczak MD, Prof. Maria Olszowska MD, PhD, Prof. Piotr Podolec MD, PhD



EXPERT: Lidia Tomkiewicz-Pająk, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Cardiac and Vascular Diseases, John Paul II Hospital, Krakow, Poland
At the moment, taking into account all aspects of the clinical presentation the most beneficial therapeutic option would be cardiosurgical management.

EXPERT: Krzysztof Szymoński, MD
Affiliation: Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantology, John Paul II Hospital, Krakow, Poland
Due to the clinical condition of the patient and the coexistence of multiple calcifications of the epicardium potential cardiosurgical intervention is associated with high risk.


1. At the moment it seems that most beneficial for the patient would be cardiosurgical intervention, however it is associated with high risk.
2. The case was qualified for the international forum CRCD.

“Development of the European Network in Orphan Cardiovascular Diseases”
„Rozszerzenie Europejskiej Sieci Współpracy ds Sierocych Chorób Kardiologicznych”

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