acute myocarditis

Known as: Acute myocarditis, unspecified, myocarditis acute 
The sudden onset of inflammation of heart muscle with myocellular necrosis; this is generally secondary to an infectious cause, and patients often… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES This study sought to test the diagnostic performance of native T1 mapping in acute myocarditis compared with cardiac… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the heart frequently resulting from viral infections and/or post-viral immune-mediated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES The aim of this research was to identify the diagnostic performance of gadolinium-enhanced and T2-weighted… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES We sought to use echocardiography to assess the presentation and potential for recovery of left ventricular (LV… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Lymphocytic myocarditis causes left ventricular dysfunction that may be persistent or reversible. There are no… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The course of tissue changes in acute myocarditis in humans is not well understood. Diagnostic tools currently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Myocardial damage in myocarditis is mediated, in part, by immunological mechanisms. High-dose intravenous gamma… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of viral myocarditis remains difficult and generally depends on clinical and histological criteria… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES To elucidate the potential role of cytokines in the pathogenesis of cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. BACKGROUND… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The heart is a target organ in several autoimmune diseases, and therefore it is important to understand more about the effector… (More)
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