NASCI Curriculum

Diseases of the pericardium

General Articles/Presentations
  • Multimodality Imaging of Pericardial Diseases
    Kibar Yared, MD*,, Aaron L. Baggish, MD*, Michael H. Picard, MD*, Udo Hoffmann, MD, Judy Hung, MD*,*
    J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2010 3: 650-660 - J Am Coll Cardiol Img, 2010; 3:650-660, doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2010.04.009 
  • MR Imaging of the Pericardium
    Andrew J. Misselt, Scott R. Harris, James Glockner, DaLi Feng, Imran S. Syed, Philip A. Araoz
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America - May 2008 (Vol. 16, Issue 2, Pages 185-199, DOI: 10.1016/j.mric.2008.02.011 
  • CT and MR Imaging of Pericardial Disease
    Zhen J. Wang, MD,  Gautham P. Reddy, MD, MPH. Michael B. Gotway, MD, Benjamin M. Yeh, MD, Steven W. Hetts, MD, Charles B. Higgins, MD
    Radiographics 2003; 23: S167-S180 
  • MRI and CT of the Cardiovascular System  (TEXTBOOK)
    Charles B. Higgins, Albert de Roos
    Publisher: L W W 2006 | 672 Pages | ISBN: 0781762715 
A.  Acute pericarditis
  • CT and MR Imaging of Pericardial Disease
    Zhen J. Wang, Gautham P. Reddy, Michael B. Gotway, Benjamin M. Yeh, Steven W. Hetts, and Charles B. Higgins
    Radiographics October 2003 23:suppl 1 S167-S180; doi:10.1148/rg.23si035504 
B.  Constrictive pericarditis
C.  Pericardial effusion
  • Pericarditis (Abstract)
    Richard W Troughton, Craig R Asher, Allan L Klein
    The Lancet 28 February 2004 (Volume 363 Issue 9410 Pages 717-727 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)15648-1) 
  • Imaging Findings in Cardiac Tamponade with Emphasis on CT
    C. Santiago Restrepo, Diego F. Lemos, Julio A. Lemos, Enrique Velasquez, Lisa Diethelm, Ty A. Ovella, Santiago Martinez, Jorge Carrillo, Rogelio Moncada, and Jeffrey S. Klein
    Radiographics November-December 2007 27:6 1595-1610; doi:10.1148/rg.276065002 
D.  Pericardial cyst
  • Symptomatic pericardial cyst: a case series (Abstract)
    Mohammad Q. Najib, Hari P. Chaliki, Amol Raizada, Jhansi L. Ganji, Prasad M. Panse, and Roger L. Click
    Eur J Echocardiogr (2011) 12(11): E43 first published online September 6, 2011 doi:10.1093/ejechocard/jer160 
  • Imaging of pericardial disease (Abstract)
    James F Glockner, MD, PhD
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America, Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2003, Pages 149–162  doi: 10.1016/S1064-9689(02)00025-9
E.  Pericardial defect
F. Therapeutic and interventional options
  • Treatment of Pericardial Disease (Abstract)
    Salman Azam, Brian D. Hoit
    Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Article first published online: 9 APR 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-5922.2010.00151.x