What is Pericardial window?

Category: Surgeries


A pericardial window involves the removal of a portion of the pericardium. The pericardium is the covering around the heart. This procedure may need to be done to decrease the amount of fluid surrounding the heart.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pericardial window

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain 1


Stopped having Pericardial window

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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There are no evaluations for Pericardial window.