• Users Online: 134
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 6

Transthoracic echocardiography versus cardiac MRI in the diagnosis of acute myocarditis


Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran

Correspondence Address:
Azin Alizadehasl
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Echocardiography Lab, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
IR Iran
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5812/acvi.21211

Rights and Permissions

Introduction: The diagnosis of myocarditis based on a spectrum of findings, including symptoms, clinical examination, electrocardiography, biomarkers, and echocardiography, can be non-specific. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has become the primary noninvasive technique in patients with suspected myocarditis in some countries. Case Presentation: We present a case with a typical picture of myocarditis but normal echocardiographic findings, the diagnosis of which was confirmed by cardiac MRI. Discussion: In particular, cardiac MRI data are useful in borderline cases or in the presence of discrepancy between clinical picture and echocardiographic results.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed481    
    Printed54    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded116    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal