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Immunosuppressive Treatment for Inflammatory Dilated Cardiomyopathy (Myocarditis)

  • B. Maisch
  • G. Hufnagel
  • S. Pankuweit
  • M. Herzum
  • U. Schönian
  • C. Bethge
  • I. Portig
  • A. Wilke
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Abstract

Controversy still exists on whether immusuppressive treatment is beneficial in myocarditis. This contribution examines the immunologic rationale for immunosuppressive therapy in inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy by revisiting currently available data in man and experimental animals.

Keywords

Major Histocompatibility Complex Class Dilate Cardiomyopathy Immunosuppressive Treatment Endomyocardial Biopsy Viral Myocarditis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Maisch
  • G. Hufnagel
  • S. Pankuweit
  • M. Herzum
  • U. Schönian
  • C. Bethge
  • I. Portig
  • A. Wilke

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