J Chin Med Assoc 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
School of Medicine, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
Uremic pericarditis and pericardial effusion are possible complications among patients with end-stage renal disease. The accumulation of toxic metabolites may contribute to the pathogenesis of uremic pericarditis. Bleeding diathesis in peritoneal dialysis patients raises the risk of hemorrhagic pericardial tamponade, which is a fatal complication of peritoneal dialysis. Read More