To make a diagnosis, the doctor collects an anamnesis, analyzes complaints made to patients, symptoms of the disease, and also prescribes an additional examination. If during echocardiography it was found that the hydropericardium has the last stage or a severe form, the patient may be assigned a diagnostic pericardial puncture.From $55
Is the amount of fluid accumulated in the heart insignificant (does not significantly exceed the established norms)? The patient is recommended conservative therapy. In some cases, the doctor does not prescribe any treatment to the person at all, but chooses a wait-and-see tactic. he monitors the patient's condition and the amount of fluid in the pericardium.From $115
If the doctor has determined that the treatment of hydropericarditis is still required, it is recommended to carry it out in a hospital setting. Medical therapy. The main purpose of the conduct is to eliminate the root cause that caused dropsy of the heart. Most often, the treatment of pathology is carried out with the help of diuretics.From $213
At the last, most severe stage of hydropericarditis, surgical intervention is performed - pericardial puncture. This procedure is associated with certain risks for the patient, so it is always performed under the supervision of ultrasound or echocardiography. The purpose of the puncture is to reduce the amount of fluid accumulated in the pericardial area, as well as to obtain material for subsequent research. What does traditional medicine advise?
A decoction of the roots of black elderberry. Pour two tablespoons of crushed elderberry roots into 1 liter of water and bring to a boil. Boil until the liquid is reduced by 2 times. Take the resulting decoction inside three times a day before meals for half a glass. The course of treatment is 2 months. White wine tincture with wormwood roots. It is prepared as follows: pour two cups of dry leaves of bitter wormwood into 1 liter of white wine and let it brew in a dark place for 7 days. Strain the mixture and take a tincture of 50 g before each meal for a month. A decoction of the bark of red elderberry.
Using folk remedies, it is unlikely that it will be possible to completely get rid of dropsy of the heart. However, it is still possible to slightly reduce the amount of accumulated fluid in the pericardial area using: Pour a glass of crushed bark with 1 liter of water and put in a water bath for 30 minutes. After - strain and take orally 100 ml per day, divided into 2-3 doses. Since hydropericarditis is a consequence of a number of other diseases, the prognosis will depend on 95% of the underlying causes of the pathology.From $15