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Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) in the diagnosis of acute and chronic myocarditis.

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The aetiopathogenesis of acute and chronic myocarditis is rather complex as a great variety of infectious agents can induce cardiac inflammation. Moreover, many systemic and autoimmune diseases such as sarcoidosis, giant cell myocarditis and systemic lupus erythematodes, drugs and toxins have been described as non-infectious causes of inflammatory heart disorders. Myocarditis may cause sudden death and lead to dilated cardiomyopathy. The correct and timely diagnosis of myocarditis is still a ...

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10.1007/s10741-012-9356-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Heart failure reviews
Volume:
18
Issue:
6
Pages:
747-760
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1573-7322
ISSN:
1382-4147
URN:
uuid:2658b36e-0aa6-4f5e-bafb-966ef097f0e7
Source identifiers:
356218
Local pid:
pubs:356218

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