Eggshell calcification of the heart in constrictive pericarditis

 Eggshell calcification of the heart in constrictive pericarditis Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Ramalingam Vadivelu, Sachin Mahajan, Sandeep S Rana, Manphool Singhal World J Cardiol 2015 September 26; 7(9): 579-582 43/M presented with dyspnoea on exertion NYHA class III since 6 months. No other positive history. On Examination: HR-100/min  BP- 100/64   JVP- elevated, 18 cm; prominent X and […]

Approach to the management of Venous thromboembolism

Step 1 :Confirm PTE or DVT diagnosis Step 2: Look for contraindications for full dose anticoagulation. If contraindications exist then insert IVC filter. Step 3 : If no contraindication then look for impending venous gangrene (in case of DVT) or cardiopulmonary collapse (cardiogenic shock/ RV dysfunction in case of PTE). If yes then start thrombolysis Thrombolysis […]

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