Three-vessel coronary artery disease, aortic stenosis, and constrictive pericarditis 27 years after chest radiation therapy: a case report.

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  • A patient with a history of Hodgkin's lymphoma presented with recurrent left pleural effusions and dyspnea on exertion 27 years after radiation therapy. Further evaluation disclosed suspected radiation-induced constrictive pericarditis, aortic stenosis and regurgitation, and severe coronary artery disease. He underwent successful 3-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting, aortic valve replacement, and pericardiectomy.
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  • Aqel RA; Lloyd SG; Gupta H; Zoghbi GJ
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  • 9
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  • 4