What is the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of acute pericarditis?

Updated: Apr 02, 2019
  • Author: Sean Spangler, MD; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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According to the 2004 ESC, corticosteroids can be used for refractory symptoms, but their use can delay myocardial infarction healing. [32]


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