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the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

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Giant cell myocarditis is most commonly diagnosed via endomyocardial biopsy (52%), evaluation of the heart at autopsy (23%) or explantation (21%), or via examination of apical wedge sections removed at the time of ventricular assist device placement (4%).
Diagnostic endomyocardial biopsy - still useful after all these years.
Endomyocardial biopsies (n = 5) were performed at the time of hospitalization to assess the potential causes of IDCM (8).
Endomyocardial fibrosis (EMF), despite being the most common restrictive cardiomyopathy worldwide, still remains poorly understood.
The technique of Endomyocardial biopsy was first described in 19741.
He has published several outstanding research papers on endomyocardial fibrosis Cardiac Surgery, Bio Materials & Artificial Internal Organs, Health & Health Policy.
The endomyocardial biopsy revealed oedema, with scarce and scattered interstitial lymphoid infiltrate, no evidence of thrombotic lesions or vasculitis, cardiomyocytes of varying sizes with large oval nuclei, round and irregular, no deposits of amyloid-like material, in a pattern considered non-specific.
Endomyocardial biopsies showed no signs of acute cellular or humoral rejection, and Luminex analysis of donor-specific antibodies was negative.
Although endomyocardial biopsy is the gold standard for diagnosis of myocarditis, it is an invasive procedure with diagnostic yield of only 10 to 20 percent.
These include toxicity (medications or alcohol), cancer therapy, infiltrative, storage disease, and endomyocardial, inflammatory, autoimmune, endocrine, and neurologic diseases.
Endocarditis, myocarditis, pericarditis, intracardiac thrombus, endomyocardial fibrosis, coronary arteritis, myocardial infarction and valvular disease are among the cardiac manifestations [4].
1] It is thought to be the result of an arrest in the normal endomyocardial embryogenesis, which leads to the persistence of intertrabecular recesses and the development of a spongy myocardium.
Evaluation of postmortem endomyocardial biopsy specimens from 38 patients with lymphocytic myocarditis: implications for role of sampling error.
Endomyocardial biopsy in hemochromatosis: clinicopathologic correlates in six cases.
Citation: "Optimized Delivery System Achieves Enhanced Endomyocardial Stem Cell Retention"; A.