Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy: Case-Based Review on Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Inflammatory cardiomyopathy is a broad term encompassing any disease leading to myocardial inflammation with associated cardiac dysfunction. While endomyocardial biopsy remains the gold standard for diagnosis, noninvasive imaging techniques, such as cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, have become powerful tools to facilitate the identification of underlying myocardial inflammation. This review presents a series of clinical cases with some common etiologies of inflammatory cardiomyopathy, including diagnosis and management.
Li, B., Lento, P. A., & Pan, S. (2021). Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy: Case-Based Review on Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management. Cardiology in Review, 29 (5), 230-237. https://doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0000000000000369