Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Recurrent Pericarditis in Clinical Practice
Recurrent pericarditis is a serious complication of pericarditis, and clinical recognition from healthcare providers is essential to improve outcomes and reduce the burden of disease. However, non-specific symptoms such as chest pain and dyspnea can make it a challenge to diagnose. In this practical session, you will review guidelines for diagnosing pericarditis as well as features that distinguish it from other diseases. Expert insights will refresh your knowledge of the treatment toolbox and illustrate the options on the horizon with the potential to expand it.
*Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the original recording on 12/3/2019, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Vice Director of Autoinflammatory Clinic
Fellowship Program Director
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
The following financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty
Apostolos Kontzias, MD
Advisory Board for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Sobi. Speaker’s Bureau for Horizon Therapeutics plc and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Leonard Lilly, MD
Data Monitoring Safety Committee for Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals.
Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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