Aim of thie study was to evaluate longitudinal systolic function in patients with myocarditis, its correlation with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) features, and its predictive value in functional recovery and arrhythmias onset during follow-up (FU) on optimized medical therapy (OMT).
Acute myocarditis: prognostic role of speckle tracking echocardiography and comparison with cardiac magnetic resonance features. Sperlongano S, D'Amato A, Tagliamonte E, Russo V, Desiderio A, Ilardi F, Muscogiuri G, Esposito G, Pontone G, Esposito G, D'Andrea A. Heart Vessels. 2021 Jun 27. doi: 10.1007/s00380-021-01893-0