Human chronic chagasic cardiopathy: participation of parasite antigens, subsets of lymphocytes, cytokines and microvascular abnormalities.

@article{Higuchi1999HumanCC,
  title={Human chronic chagasic cardiopathy: participation of parasite antigens, subsets of lymphocytes, cytokines and microvascular abnormalities.},
  author={Maria de Lourdes Higuchi},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1999},
  volume={94 Suppl 1},
  pages={263-7}
}
This article tries to demonstrate by new pathological findings (with the use of immunohistochemical technique and confocal laser microscopy) that chronic chagasic cardiomyopathy is a result of multiple factors involving myocarditis, immunodepression, severe fibrosis and microvessels dilatation and that all of these alterations are probably directly related… CONTINUE READING