Giant Cell Myocarditis

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Giant Cell Myocarditis

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The Myocarditis Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation is dedicated to providing information and support related to the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of myocarditis. The Myocarditis Foundation's mission is to educate physicians and the public about this disease, support the patients and their families who have been affected by myocarditis, and ultimately fund research to find ways to better diagnose, treat, and prevent myocarditis.

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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The Myocarditis Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation is dedicated to providing information and support related to the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of myocarditis. The Myocarditis Foundation's mission is to educate physicians and the public about this disease, support the patients and their families who have been affected by myocarditis, and ultimately fund research to find ways to better diagnose, treat, and prevent myocarditis.

http://www.myocarditisfoundation.org

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Giant Cell Myocarditis" returned 58 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of Fulminant Giant Cell Myocarditis Associated with Polymyositis Using a Left Ventricular Assist Device and Subsequent Corticosteroid and Immunosuppressive Therapy Leading to Remission.
 

Author(s): Junichi Ooka, Hidekazu Tanaka, Yutaka Hatani, Yukio Tsuji, Ryo Takeshige, Shumpei Mori, Kensuke Matsumoto, Shigeo Hara, Hiroshi Tanaka, Yutaka Okita, Ken-Ichi Hirata

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 Aug;56(16):2155-2158.

 

A 58-year-old man with a recent history of generalized myalgia and muscle weakness was transferred to our hospital because of acute progressive dyspnea. The patient underwent left ventricular (LV) assist device (LVAD) implantation due to cardiogenic shock with a LV ejection fraction ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Giant cell myocarditis: still a conundrum. The need for a worldwide registry.
 

Author(s): Michel Noutsias, Carsten Tschöpe

Journal: Eur. J. Heart Fail.. 2016 12;18(12):1459-1461.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Long-term outcome and its predictors in giant cell myocarditis.
 

Author(s): Kaj Ekström, Jukka Lehtonen, Riina Kandolin, Anne Räisänen-Sokolowski, Kaisa Salmenkivi, Markku Kupari

Journal: Eur. J. Heart Fail.. 2016 12;18(12):1452-1458.

 

There are no studies focusing on prognostic factors in giant cell myocarditis (GCM). We aimed to identify predictors of transplant-free survival in GCM.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Giant Cell Myocarditis" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Giant cell myocarditis of fulminant evolution].
 

Author(s): M I Marquina, I Garrido, M L Avellanas, J Escós, M Zamora, T Mallor

Journal: Med Intensiva. ;36(6):451-3.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Giant-cell myocarditis simulating an apical myocardial infarct].
 

Author(s): M A Fernández, A M Alonso Gómez, F Arós, M Alfageme, A Torres, R Martín Durán

Journal: Rev Esp Cardiol. 1999 Dec;52(12):1162-4.

 

We present a case of a 57-year-old man with a giant-cell myocarditis that made its debut as a sustained ventricular polymorphic tachycardia interpreted in the context of old apical myocardium infarct, with a posterior evolution towards refractory heart failure, which finally needed ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Sahlgrenska Cardiomyopathy Project
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dilated Cardiomyopathies; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Restrictive Cardiomyopathy; Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy; Myocarditis; Sarcoidosis With Myocarditis; Giant Cell Myocarditis; Amyloidosis; Heart (Manifestation)

 

Last Updated: 15 May 2018

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