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Myocarditis Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The Myocarditis Foundation strives to spark the interests of medical professionals in hopes of advancing the development of accurate, rapid diagnostic methods and safe, effective therapies that minimize or eliminate myocarditis progression to heart dysfunction, failure, and sudden death.
Myocarditis Foundation Resources
- Adult Myocarditis: Recognition and Diagnosis (PDF, 1 MB)
- Be Alert to Myocarditis in Children: A Guide for Physicians (PDF, 606 KB)
- Myocarditis and Sudden Death Fact Sheet (PDF, 117 KB)
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The Myocarditis Foundation was asked to attend and provide support as a patron of Dr. Bernhard Maisch’s Symposium of Inflammatory Heart Disease in Marburg, Germany on September 20th-21st, 2012. Dr. Leslie Cooper, president of the Myocarditis Foundation, was a guest speaker as well as many world-renowned physicians from around the globe.
On March 25, 2012, The Myocarditis Foundation held its first ever Research Network Event in Chicago, IL. It was held during the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) annual meeting at the Whitehall Hotel.
Articles by Healthcare Professionals
Myocarditis: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment
by JW Magnani
The relatively low incidence and difficulties in unequivocally establishing a diagnosis have ….. Giant cell myocarditis: diagnosis and treatment. Herz. …. failing or irritable hearts: experience in 80 pediatric and adult patients.
Myocarditis, Viral: eMedicine Pediatrics: Cardiac Disease and…
by E Rodriguez-Cruz
Availability of medical services and immunizations also affect incidence. ….. A formidable challenge: the diagnosis and treatment of viral myocarditis in …
Myocarditis: eMedicine Cardiology
by WHW Tang
Incidence of positive right ventricular biopsy findings in patients with suspected …. Pediatric myocarditis: presenting clinical characteristics. … Karatolios K, Pankuweit S, Maisch B. Diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis: the …
Clinical Manifestations and Diagnosis of Myocarditis in Children
The incidence, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of myocarditis in …. Gamma-globulin treatment of acute myocarditis in the pediatric population.
Pediatric Myocarditis: Emergency Department Clinical Findings and Diagnostic Evaluation
by SB Freedman
Incidence, causes, and outcomes of dilated cardiomyopathy in children. JAMA. … -Globulin treatment of acute myocarditis in the pediatric population. Circulation. … Acute viral myocarditis: diagnosis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. … pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine: Textbook of Inpatient Management—Google Books Result
by Ronald M. Perkin, James D Swift, Dale A Newton
This review will concentrate on the incidence, presenting features, available approaches to the diagnosis, and treatment options of myocarditis in children.
Myocarditis—pediatric—Overview, Pediatric myocarditis is inflammation … Doctors cannot provide a diagnosis or individual treatment advice via e-mail. … Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Myocarditis is an uncommon disorder. …
- The University of Nebraska Medical Center Enterovirus Research Laboratory
Myocarditis: From Bench to Bedside
Note: Dr. Leslie Cooper edited this multiauthored textbook entitled, Myocarditis: From Bench to Bedside for physicians and scientists to use as a resource.
His purpose was to cover the entire spectrum of myocarditis from basic research to bedside medicine. Read selected chapters of Myocarditis: From Bench to Bedside
Introduction to Clinical Myocarditis
G. William Dec, M.D.
Pathology of Human Myocarditis
Gerald J. Berry, M.D., and Kristen A. Atkins, M.D.
Endomyocardial Biopsy in Myocarditis
Joseph G. Murphy, M.D., and Robert P. Frantz, M.D.
Treatment of Lymphocytic Myocarditis
Jay W. Mason, M.D.
Idiopathic Giant Cell Myocarditis
Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., M.D.
Chagas Heart Disease
James M. Hagar, M.D., and Shahbudin H. Rahimtoola, M.B.
Childhood Myocarditis and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Neil E. Bowles, Ph.D., and Jeffrey A. Towbin, M.D.
Dr. Cooper’s Talks on Myocarditis or Endomyocardial Biopsy
Talks in 2010
March 16th, 2010
American College of Cardiology 59th Annual Scientific Session
May 13-14, 2010
2nd Annual International Conference on Cardiomyopathy in Children
May 24th, 2010
6th Annual Dartmouth Heart Failure Symposium
June 4th, 2010
St. Paul Hospital
June 5th, 2010
Hong Kong Public Hospital Cardiologist Association
June 18th, 2010
World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2010
Talks in 2009
September 6th, 2009
Mayo, CV Specialties day
June 4th, 2009
Cardiology Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin
May 23rd, 2009
17th Asia Pacific Congress on Cardiology The Noninvasive and Kyoto, Japan Immunohistologic Diagnosis of Myocarditis
May 8th, 2009
Cardiology Grand Rounds, The Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK
May 1st, 2009
Cardiology Grand Rounds, Mayo Clinic
April 22, 2009
International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
April 9, 2009
Hanoi Medical University
March 5th, 2009
Clinical Immunology Seminar Series, Mayo Clinic
Talks in 2008
March 31st, 2008
Chicago, The American Cardiology Conference, “When to Perform a Heart Biopsy”
August 18th, 2008
The Annual Southern Chile Course in Practical Cardiology, “Myocarditis”
August 21st, 2008
The 11th International Congress of Cardiology, “Myocarditis”
Vina Del Mar, Chile
August 30th, 2008
The European Society of Cardiology, “When to Perform an Endomyocardial Biopsy”
October 16th, 2008
The 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of Japanese Heart Failure Society, “Myocarditis”
November 10th, 2008
The American Heart Association, “When to Perform an Endomyocardial Biopsy”
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 12th, 2008
The University of Kentucky
“Myocarditis” Lexington, KY
Talks in 2007
January 25th, 2007
Idiopathic and Primary Cardiomyopathy Pediatric Giant Cell Myocarditis In Children: NIH Conference
January 25th, 2007
Idiopathic and Primary Cardiomyopathy Mechanisms of Myocarditis In Children: NIH Conference
February 15th, 2007
Medical Grand Rounds Treatment of Heart Failure, Olmsted Medical Center
February 1st, 2007
Cardiology Grand Rounds Immunotherapy for Cardiomyopathy, La Sapienza University Hospital
February 2nd, 2007
10TH Annual SCMR Scientific Sessions CMR vs Other Imaging Techniques for Myocarditis
March 5th, 2007
Cardiology Grand Rounds Immune Therapies for William Beaumont Hospital Cardiomyopathy
Royal Oak, MI
March 11th, 2007
1st International Congress on Serum Proteomics in Lymphocytic Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure and Giant Cell Myocarditis
June 9th, 2007
10th Heart Failure Summit When to Perform a Heart Biopsy
June 9th, 2007
10th Heart Failure Summit Myopericarditis
June 12th, 2007
European Society of Cardiology Noninvasive Diagnosis of Heart Failure Meeting Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
August 5th, 2007
11th Annual Success with Failure Three Clues to the Diagnosis of Unusual Cardiomyopathies
Whistler, BC, Canada
August 6th, 2007
11th Annual Success with Failure Myocarditis
Whistler, BC, Canada
October 12th, 2007
European Conference on Myocardial Giant Cell Myocarditis And Pericardial Diseases
October 27th, 2007
Molecular Therapies Targeting New AHA/ACCF/ECS Guidelines for Pathways in Human Cardiomyopathies Endomyocardial Biopsy