EM2108B "Inflammatory Myocardial Disease: Updates and Prospects for the Future" (IM GR-080621)

This lecture will discuss recent data on acute myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy. Specific topics include current assessment of disease burden, etiology, presentation, and treatment options. In addition, research evidence of pathogenesis of myocarditis will be discussed.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the most common viral cause of myocarditis
  • Explain the presentation of acute myocarditis and indication for hospitalization.
  • Discuss the indication for CMRI versus endomyocardial biopsy as diagnostic tool.
  • Explain the definition and implication of the complicated form of acute myocarditis.
  • Name the treatment strategies.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Dian Cao, M.D., Ph.D.Dian Cao, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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