Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Importance of Strain Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance for the Early Diagnosis of Myocarditis

    Victor Rodrigues Ribeiro Ferreira, Maria Christiane Valéria Braga Braile-Sternieri, Eliana Migliorini Mustafa, Sofia Braile Sabino, Cibele Olegário Vianna Queiroz, Bethina Canaroli Sbardellini, Giovanni Braile Sternieri, Luiza Braile Verdi, Idiberto José Zotarelli Filho, Domingo Marcolino Braile

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 5 September 2019
    Accepted: 4 October 2019
    Published: 2 December 2019
    Abstract: Introduction: Myocarditis (MC) can result from a variety of infectious and non-infectious causes, and the secondary MC due to viral infection is the most prevalent form. Acute and nonfatal MC, on the other hand, has a more indolent presentation with mortality up to 20.0% in the first year and 55.0% at 11 years based on the initial diagnosis of acut... Show More