Tag Dressler syndrome
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Dressler syndrome

Description Dressler syndrome: Fibrinous or fibrinohaemorrhagic secondary pericarditis that occurs as a result of injury to the heart or pericardium, either from myocardial infarction (MI) or cardiac surgery. Also known as postmyocardial infarction syndrome Initially described by William Dressler (1890…

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William Dressler

Wilhelm Dressler (1890 – 1969) Polish born American cardiologist. Eponym Dressler beat (1952) Dressler syndrome (1956)