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Clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of Myocarditis

Webinar from the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases

15/09/2015 18:00 15/09/2015 19:00 Europe/Paris Clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of Myocarditis ESC Working Group on Myocardial & Pericardial Diseases DD/MM/YYYY
Myocardial Disease

Focus on

This interactive programme is performed by Alida Caforio and Karin Klingel, Renzo Marcolongo and Perry Elliott. It includes case based presentations, online assessment and live discussions with the key opinion leaders.


  • Update the audience on the diagnosis of myocarditis according to Task Force criteria
  • How to interpret endomyocardial biopsy findings (Histology, immunohistology, viral PCR)
  • How to apply the Task Force criteria in clinical practice
  • The use of immunosuppression


Read the questions answered by the key opinion leaders (pdf)

Watch the webinar recording



 Professor Karin Klingel (Speaker)Karin Klingel
The University Hospital Tübingen, Institute of Molecular Pathology, Tübingen (Germany)

Alida CaforioDr Alida Caforio (Speaker)
Division Of Cardiology, Dept Cardiological Thoracic Vascular Sciences, Padua University Medical School, Policlinico Universitario, Padua (Italy)



Dr Renzo Marcolongo (Speaker)

Senior Staff Physician, Clinical Immunology branch, Department of Medicine, Padua University Hospital, Italy

Perry ElliottDr Perry Mark Elliott (Host)
Cardiology Department, Bart's Heart Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, London (United Kingdom)

Session information

This webinar addresses:

  • General cardiologists
  • Cardiologists in training
  • Cardiologists specialising in inflammatory cardiovascular disease
  • Heart failure specialists, imaging specialists and cardiac electrophysiologists
  • Heart transplant cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and physicians
  • Internal medicine specialists

Technical requirements

The webinar is available on PC and Tablets. The use of smartphone is not recommended. For the best viewing experience, we recommend to use a high speed Internet connection (a minima 2 Mbps). Please make sure that the firewall does not prevent the connection to the webinar.