email   Email Us: info@lupinepublishers.com phone   Call Us: +1 (914) 407-6109   57 West 57th Street, 3rd floor, New York - NY 10019, USA

Lupine Publishers Group

Lupine Publishers

ISSN: 2638-5368

Advancements in Cardiovascular Research

Review Article(ISSN: 2638-5368)

Acute Viral Myocarditis: The Role of Speckle Tracking Echocardiography

Volume 1 - Issue 3

Mamotabo R Matshela*

  • Author Information Open or Close
    • Mediclinic Heart Hospital, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

    *Corresponding author: Mamotabo R Matshela, Mediclinic Heart Hospital, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Received: August 28, 2018;   Published: September 05, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/ACR.2018.01.000114

Full Text PDF

To view the Full Article   Peer-reviewed Article PDF

Abstract

Although, an accurate initial diagnosis of acute myocarditis can be challenging to make, all patients with suspected acute myocarditis need a thorough diagnostic work-up and undergo a full imaging evaluation from the very outset to rule out other condition with a similar clinical picture. An acute myocarditis and acute myocardial infarction may musgarate each other, as a result a thorough evaluation is warranted to be certain of the diagnosis, and these patients should be managed in a high cardiac care setting. The diagnosis of an acute myocarditis is based on symptoms, elevated markers of myocardial necrosis, electrocardiographic and imaging modalities including echocardiographic changes. A broad range of diagnostic tools are warranted during the initial diagnostic work-up, however a full echocardiographic evaluation should form an integral imaging modality to rule out other cardiac and systemic disorders, to properly evaluate ventricular function and presence of pericardial collections; and to further guide management.

Keywords: Acute viral myocarditis, Speckle tracking echocardiography

Abbreviations: AVM: Acute Viral Myocarditis; LV: Left Ventricle; RV: Right Ventricle; STE: Speckle Tracking Echocardiography

Abstract| Introduction| Conclusion| References|

Close

Online Submission System

Drag and drop files here

or

Browse Files
( For multiple files submission, zip them in a single file to submit. For file zipping software Download )