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What is the definition of Giant Cell Myocarditis?
An often fatal inflammatory disorder that affects the myocardium. Morphologically, it is characterized by the presence of an inflammatory infiltrate in the myocardial tissue that includes multinucleated giant cells. It is often associated with the presence of an autoimmune disorder. Patients present with arrhythmias and/or heart failure. Heart transplantation is the only treatment option available.
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What are the alternative names for Giant Cell Myocarditis?
  • Giant cell myocarditis
  • GCM
  • Idiopathic giant-cell myocarditis
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What are the latest Giant Cell Myocarditis Clinical Trials?
Sahlgrenska University Hospital Cardiomyopathy Project: Mapping and Diagnosis of Cardiomyopathies to Enable Early and Specific Treatment

Summary: This is a joint project by Sahlgrenska University Hospital: Sahlgrenska, Östra and Mölndal. Our objective is to diagnose and map patients with well phenotyped cardiomyopathies (CMP) including in depth clinical and molecular phenotyping to enable earlier and specific treatment. The project will serve as: resource for diagnostic and therapeutic trials common biomaterial bank resource for detailed mo...

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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Giant Cell Myocarditis?
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