Masses, Pericardial and Myocardial Disease 3: Pericardial Disease

The purpose of this Masses, Pericardial, and Myocardial Disease series is to assist the reader in the assessment of intracardiac masses as well as pericardial and myocardial disease.

You will learn:

  • Anatomy of the pericardium
  • Pericardial effusions
  • Pericardial tamponade
  • Pericarditis

Author(s): Robert H Thiele, MD

Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes

Credit hours: .25

Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.