Pericarditis: When the H&P Becomes Personal

Editor’s Note: When we look at our patient’s History and Physical (H&P), we notice once in awhile a history of pericarditis.  Most of the time (unless we are considering doing a pericardectomy) it’s a blip on our radar implying a former or current inflammatory process, but it doesn’t really change our navigation for the course […]

From Italia: The 7 cm BEAST!

Editor’s Note: I was on my good friend Giuseppe Salerno’s FB group (Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!), when a post he put up caught my eye.  Now I have seen some massive aortic aneurysms before, but G (I call him G for Giuseppe) keeps coming up with these massive beasts that look like a scene from the movie “Aliens” (the […]