Mediators of Inflammation / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

New Echocardiographic Findings Correlate with Intramyocardial Inflammation in Endomyocardial Biopsies of Patients with Acute Myocarditis and Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy

Table 2

Intramyocardial inflammation by immunohistochemistry and virus genomes by PCR.

ParameterAcute myocarditis at baselinePatients without Inflammation at followupPatients with Inflammation at followup

 CD3+/mm2 *
 LFA-1+/mm2 *
 HLA class I/AF
 Enterovirus, 201
 B19, 17910
 HHV-6, 110

Significant differences between patients with and without inflammation at followup. ns: not significant. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation.

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