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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Following organizations serve the condition "Giant Cell Myocarditis" for support, advocacy or research.

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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 55 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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 Dec;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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Giant Cell Arteritis as a Cause of Myocarditis and Atrial Fibrillation.
 

Author(s): Alexander Kushnir, Susan W Restaino, Melana Yuzefpolskaya

Journal: Circ Heart Fail. 2016 Feb;9(2):e002778.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis in a newborn: case report.
 

Author(s): Doğuş Özdemir-Kara, Sultan Pehlivan, Dilhan Türkkan, Hanife Alkan-Alkurt, Barış Akduman, Mustafa Karapirli

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. 2016 ;58(4):429-431.

 

Idiopathic giant cell myocarditis (IGCM) is a rare cause of arrhythmia, heart failure and death in children. The etiology of IGCM is unknown. Endomyocardial biopsy and histological examination are essential for diagnosis. In our case, a one-month-old baby boy with no prior medical ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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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