- Experience. Every year, Mayo Clinic doctors treat many men and women who have pericardits using the latest technique suitable for each person.
- Expertise. Doctors and researchers at Mayo Clinic have been diagnosing and treating pericarditis for decades.
- Team approach. Integrated teams at Mayo Clinic include doctors trained in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart (cardiologists, and cardiac and cardiovascular surgeons).
- Pericardial Diseases Clinic. The team in the Pericardial Diseases Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has experience and expertise in managing pericardial diseases.
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