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- 1.1. A brief resume of the cases of hernia, diverticuli and cysts of the pericardium previously reported in the literature is given.
- 2.2. The possible etiology of these lesions is discussed.
- 3.3. The diagnostic measures which might lead to the correct diagnosis during life are enumerated.
- 4.4. The additional diagnostic value of roentgen kymography is presented.
- 5.5. The first case of pericardial hernia to be removed surgically is reported.
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