oa South African Medical Journal - Hepatic sequelae of congestive cardiac failure - evidence for a liver lesion in patients in whom cardiac function has been restored to normal
|Article Title||Hepatic sequelae of congestive cardiac failure - evidence for a liver lesion in patients in whom cardiac function has been restored to normal|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Liver Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital and MRC Liver Research Group, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 1981|
|Pages||213 - 216|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiology, Congestive cardiac failure, Constrictive pericarditis, Hepatology, Pathology and Symptoms|
In order to test the hypothesis that clinical and biochemical features of liver disease due to cardiac failure regress upon relief of cardiac decompensation, 38 patients with constrictive pericarditis were studied before and after pericardiectomy for periods ranging from 1 week to 25 years.
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