- Myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy: an inflammatory linkJay W Mason
Department of Internal Medicine, J527 Kentucky Clinic 0284, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Cardiovasc Res 60:5-10. 2003..Nevertheless, because of the striking increase in heart failure prevalence in recent years, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory therapies should be developed for their potential to prevent or ameliorate DCM...
- Viral latency: a link between myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy?Jay W Mason
J Mol Cell Cardiol 34:695-8. 2002
- Myocarditis and heart failure associated with hepatitis C virus infectionAkira Matsumori
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
J Card Fail 12:293-8. 2006..HCV infection has recently been noted in patients with cardiomyopathies and myocarditis. However, prevalence of HCV infection in myocarditis and heart failure remains to be clarified...