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   Posted 9/21/2009 7:22 PM (GMT -6)   
My daughter is only 18yrs old and has had pericarditis for a number of years,it  keeps getting worse., what is the youngest that a pericardectomy has been performed?

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   Posted 9/26/2009 8:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello and Welcome to HealingWell.  I have read of children as young as 16 having a pericardiectomy.  I do not know what the youngest age has been.
If you are having doubts re this procedure please do seek a second opinion for your daughter.  I understand your concerns.
Again a warm welcome to HealingWell.

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