2005
DOI: 10.1590/s0066-782x2005000200014 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
|
|

Abstract: The patient is a 60-year-old female with functional class III/ IV (NYHA) heart failure of an immunomediated etiology (autoimmune myocarditis). After unsuccessful therapeutic attempts, intravenous immunoglobulin was used, leading to deterioration in renal function, a rare complication of that therapy. After hemodialysis, the patient's renal function was restored, and the chronic heart failure improved to functional class I.Myocardites constitute a group of diseases characterized by immuno-inflammatory aggressio… Show more

Help me understand this report

This publication either has no citations yet, or we are still processing them

Set email alert for when this publication receives citations?

See others like this or search for similar articles