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Is acute idiopathic pericarditis associated with recent upper respiratory tract infection or gastroenteritis? A case-control study.

Rey F, Delhumeau-Cartier C, Meyer P, Genne D - BMJ Open (2015)

Bottom Line: Patients who were hospitalised with a first diagnosis of AIP were retrospectively compared with a control group of patients admitted with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), matched by gender and age.Primary and secondary care level; one hospital serving a population of about 170,000.Only patients with a complete review of systems on the admission note were included in the study.

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Affiliation: Division of Cardiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Internal Medicine, Neuchâtelois Hospital, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

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Study flow chart. *Significant difference of age (>3 years) and/or gender (AIP, acute idiopathic pericarditis; DVT, deep vein thrombosis).
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BMJOPEN2015009141F1: Study flow chart. *Significant difference of age (>3 years) and/or gender (AIP, acute idiopathic pericarditis; DVT, deep vein thrombosis).

Mentions: There were 59 patients hospitalised with AIP in internal medicine wards between November 2006 and November 2011 in Neuchâtelois Hospital, of whom 46 were retained to be matched. At the same period of time, 340 patients were admitted for a DVT, of whom 46 could be matched (figure 1).


Is acute idiopathic pericarditis associated with recent upper respiratory tract infection or gastroenteritis? A case-control study.

Rey F, Delhumeau-Cartier C, Meyer P, Genne D - BMJ Open (2015)

Study flow chart. *Significant difference of age (>3 years) and/or gender (AIP, acute idiopathic pericarditis; DVT, deep vein thrombosis).
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BMJOPEN2015009141F1: Study flow chart. *Significant difference of age (>3 years) and/or gender (AIP, acute idiopathic pericarditis; DVT, deep vein thrombosis).
Mentions: There were 59 patients hospitalised with AIP in internal medicine wards between November 2006 and November 2011 in Neuchâtelois Hospital, of whom 46 were retained to be matched. At the same period of time, 340 patients were admitted for a DVT, of whom 46 could be matched (figure 1).

Bottom Line: Patients who were hospitalised with a first diagnosis of AIP were retrospectively compared with a control group of patients admitted with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), matched by gender and age.Primary and secondary care level; one hospital serving a population of about 170,000.Only patients with a complete review of systems on the admission note were included in the study.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Division of Cardiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Department of Internal Medicine, Neuchâtelois Hospital, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus