What is the prognosis of uremic pericarditis?

Updated: Apr 02, 2019
  • Author: Sean Spangler, MD; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Uremic pericarditis continues to be associated with significant morbidity and occasional mortality. Of patients with uremic pericarditis, 3-5% may develop hemorrhagic pericarditis.


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