Case report| Volume 72, ISSUE 2, P262-266, August 1946

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Hernia pericardii

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