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Fulminant Giant Cell Myocarditis Requiring Bridge with Mechanical Circulatory Support to Heart Transplantation (JACC: Case Reports March 2022-2)
Description

Giant cell myocarditis is a rare cause of cardiogenic shock requiring a high index of suspicion, rapid immunosuppressive therapy, and mechanical circulatory support. We present the case of a patient with giant cell myocarditis who underwent a successful bridge with four different types of mechanical circulatory support devices to heart transplantation.


JACC Editor-in-Chief 
Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC

CME Editor 
Nadeen N. Faza, MD, FACC

Authors
Yevgeniy Brailovsky, DO, MSC
Amirali Masoumi, MD
Rachel Bijou, MD
Estefania Oliveros, MD, MSC
Gabriel Sayer, MD
Koji Takeda, MD, PHD
Nir Uriel, MD, MSC


Important Dates

Date of Release: March 2, 2022
Term of Approval/Date of CME/MOC/ECME Expiration: March 1, 2023

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 01, 2023
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME Credit
1 ABIM-MOC Point
1 ECME Credit
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