TITLE

Influenza A (H1N1) and myocarditis

AUTHOR(S)
Khambekar, S. K.; Harden, S.; Corbett, S.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Heart;Oct2011, Vol. 97 Issue 19, p1630
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of 47-year-old woman who was admitted with influenza-like symptoms and dyspnoea to an intensive care unit. The patient was tested positive for H1N1 virus on nasal swab. Two days later, she developed ST elevation in inferolateral leads on electroncardiograph (ECG) and was given aspirin and clopidogrel due to her critical condition. The study indicated the role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in myocarditis.
ACCESSION #
66172644

 

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