V.N. Kovalenko, Ye.G. Nesukai, S.V. Cherniuk.The role of novel non-invasive visualization methods in the diagnosis of myocarditis.

The role of the contemporary non-invasive visualization methods in the diagnosis of myocarditis is reviewed in the article. The detailed information regarding evaluation of the myocardial inflammation using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR), speckle-tracking echocardiography and scintigraphy, is presented. The article is focused on CMR, especially delayed enhanced, and its abilities in the diagnosis and management of myocarditis, including current guidelines on use of CMR for monitoring myocardial inflammation.

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