Data from Médecine Intensive Réanimation - Curated by EPG Health - Date available 03 November 2017


Free full text

Original date published

3 November 2017

Original format

Print publication

Fulminant myocarditis is a rare inflammatory affecting relatively young adult. We report a case of 29-year-old pregnant woman with an acute intraoperative onset of a severe heart failure. A rapid and accurate diagnostic approach suggested an acute fulminant myocarditis. Initial hemodynamic support without immunosuppressive and viral therapy resulted in a partial recovery within a two week. Patients presenting with acute fulminant myocarditis with unknown etiology can have a complete recovery with an appropriate and rapid timing of an aggressive hemodynamic support including levosimendan and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

(Article in French)

Data sources

Read abstract on library site Access full article


You will need to login, to leave a comment. is not monitored for collection of adverse event reports. Any adverse events should be reported to your national reporting agency and/or the manufacturer.

Learning Zones

An Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

+ 3 more

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.

Load more

Related Content