viral myocarditis


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viral myocarditis

inflammation of the myocardium caused by coxsackievirus.
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Salidroside was shown to have antiviral activities against CVB3 and it may represent a potential therapeutic agent for viral myocarditis.
Other symptoms may also indicate viral myocarditis in children such as:
This includes, but is not limited to: AMI, postcardiotomy shock, failed cardiac transplant, right heart failure while on an implantable left ventricular assist device, and other cardiac conditions such as viral myocarditis.
Amazing results have been reported in recent modern studies of the use of Oriental medicine in the treatment of cancer, HIV infection, fibromyalgia, multiple-sclerosis, lupus, diabetes, Parkinson's, heart disease - especially viral myocarditis, chronic fatigue syndrome, and preventing ischemic disease of the limbs.
The systems are also used to support the heart and allow for potential recovery following other acute events including post cardiotomy cardiogenic shock (shock following coronary bypass surgery), and viral myocarditis, a virus that attacks the heart.
For example, coxsackievirus B3 induces viral myocarditis in susceptible mice.
He has shown very high recovery rates (87%) utilizing the AB5000 technology, having recovered the native heart function for seven out of eight patients with such illnesses as viral myocarditis and acute myocardial infarction (AMI or heart attack).
On a national level, the donations are directed towards research in the fields of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, a genetic birth defect, and Viral Myocarditis, sudden cardiac death.
ViroPharma and Aventis also make Picovir(TM) available in a compassionate use program to patients with serious or life-threatening picornavirus infections, such as neonatal enteroviral sepsis, acute viral myocarditis and chronic enteroviral meningoencephalitis.
It is typically used in one of four patient indications: post-cardiotomy shock, viral myocarditis, failed transplant support or right-ventricular support with a Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD).
They spoke about treatment for what had been diagnosed as viral myocarditis, an inflammation of the muscular walls of the heart.
This patient had a flu-like infection that developed into viral myocarditis and resulted in severe, life-threatening heart failure.