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What is post-pericardiotomy syndrome?

Post-pericardiotomy syndrome is an inflammation of the tissues around the heart and is seen after an open heart operation. Symptoms include fatigue, a sensation of not feeling well, and fever. Blood tests may show an elevated white count or inflammation.

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