Role of right ventricular involvement in acute myocarditis, assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance

International Journal of Cardiology

31 July Jul 2018 2 months ago
  • Pontone G

Right ventricular (RV) myocarditis (MY) is unrecognized, and its prevalence is unknown. We evaluated the prevalence of RV involvement in acute MY and its association with cardiac events (cardiac death, cardiac arrest, ventricular assist device, transplantation, and appropriate ICD intervention).

Reference

Aquaro GD, Negri F, De Luca A, Todiere G, Bianco F, Barison A, Camastra G, Monti L, Dellegrottaglie S, Moro C, Lanzillo C, Scatteia A, Di Roma M, Pontone G, Perazzolo Marra M, Di Bella G, Donato R, Grigoratos C, Emdin M, Sinagra G. Role of right ventricular involvement in acute myocarditis, assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance. Int J Cardiol 2018 Jul 22. pii: S0167-5273(17)37691-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.04.087. [Epub ahead of print]

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