postpericardiotomy syndrome

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postpericardiotomy syndrome post·per·i·car·di·ot·o·my syndrome (pōst-pěr'ĭ-kär'dē-ŏt'ə-mē)
The occurrence of the symptoms of pericarditis, with or without fever and often in repeated episodes, after cardiac surgery.

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