myocarditis myocarditis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the myocardium (the muscular tissue of the heart)

Usage(s):

  1. Marcus Adolphus Rothschild of Manhattan warned that telling sufferers from myocarditis (inflammation of the muscular walls of the heart) that they have heart disease often leads .
  2. She went to the bedside of the irresponsible Ned, who had been laid low by myocarditis (inflammation of the muscular walls of the heart), but not just to smooth his brow.
  3. John Henry ("Uncle John") McCooey, 69, Democratic boss of Brooklyn since 1909, Democratic National Committeeman from New York; of myocarditis; in Brooklyn.

News

  • FDA puts Cell Therapeutics blood cancer drug on hold after death

    (Reuters) - Cell Therapeutics Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has placed a partial clinical hold on the company's experimental blood cancer drug after the death of a patient. The patient, being treated with the drug tosedostat in combination with a chemotherapy drug, died of myocarditis, or infection of the heart muscle, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday. The ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • "I had never felt anything like that in my life," Howard says. "I finally said something to my wife, and she took me straight to the emergency room. I was diagnosed with viral myocarditis, an infection to the heart caused by a virus."
    on Oct 20, 2005 By: Juwan Howard Source: USA Today

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