Giant Cell Myocarditis

Common Name(s)

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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Condition Specific Organizations

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

Long term biventricular support with Berlin Heart Excor in a Septuagenarian with giant-cell myocarditis.
 

Author(s): Christian Bireta, Theodor Tirilomis, Marius Grossmann, Bernhard Unsöld, Rolf Wachter, Thorsten Perl, Ahmad Fawad Jebran, Friedrich Albert Schoendube, Aron Frederik Popov

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Giant-cell myocarditis (GCM) is known as a rare, rapidly progressive, and frequently fatal myocardial disease in young and middle-aged adults. We report about a 76 year old male patient who underwent implantation with a biventricular Berlin Heart Excor system at the age of 74 due ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Behçet's disease complicated by giant-cell myocarditis.
 

Author(s): Satoshi Maeda, Akira Tamura, Hirofumi Zaizen, Naohiko Takahashi

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2014 ;53(15):1721.

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2014

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Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in giant cell myocarditis: intriguing associations with clinical and pathological features.
 

Author(s): Yasumori Sujino, Fumiko Kimura, Jun Tanno, Shintaro Nakano, Eriko Yamaguchi, Michio Shimizu, Nanami Okano, Yuichi Tamura, Jun Fujita, Leslie T Cooper, Takaaki Senbonmatsu, Toshihiro Muramatsu, Shigeyuki Nishimura

Journal: Circulation. 2014 Apr;129(17):e467-9.

 

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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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: 30 Jul 2012

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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: 15 Feb 2000

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