Cardiology:
Myocarditis — Differential diagnosis and conservative treatment. Treatment abroad

Myocarditis is a dangerous disease characterized by inflammation of the heart muscle. The causes of myocarditis can be infectious agents, toxic effects, rheumatism and allergic conditions. According to statistics, up to 10% cases of myocarditis are not diagnosed because of unclear clinical picture and complexity of diagnostics.

Myocarditis Diagnostics

Establishing a correct diagnosis is not an easy task. This is primarily due to the lack of pathognomonic signs, unequivocally indicating an inflammation in the myocardium. A comprehensive assessment of the case history, physical examination and findings of high-tech examination methods allow the experts to establish the diagnosis and cause of inflammation in a timely manner. The following methods are used to diagnose the myocarditis:

  • ECG: reveals non-specific violations;
  • echocardiography: characterizes the size of each section of the heart and mobility of its walls;
  • blood tests: biochemical, complete, immunological, PCR;
  • X-ray: visualizes the size of the heart and complications of the respiratory system;
  • myocardial biopsy: performed by sensing;
  • scintigraphy: identifies infiltration and swelling of the heart muscle;
  • MRI with contrast;
  • Bacterial inoculation.

Myocarditis Treatment

Myocarditis treatment is aimed at compensation of cardiac activity, subsidence of inflammatory process and removal of etiological factor of the disease. The treatment requires hospitalization, compliance with therapeutic regimen and dietary recommendations. The plan of therapeutic measures is adjusted depending on the dynamics of the patient's condition.

  • Antibacterials are prescribed via the parenteral route, taking into account the sensitivity identified during the bacterial inoculation. When a myocarditis connection with other centers of infection (sinusitis, otitis, stomatitis) is established, they are simultaneously treated according to standard protocols.
  • Antivirals are used for the viral nature of the disease.
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce swelling and improve the general condition.
  • Antihistamines are indicated particularly upon allergic origin of myocarditis.
  • Immunocorrectors are used in rheumatic processes.
  • Corticosteroid hormones are indicated for severe cardiac decompensation.
  • Metabolic correctors.
  • Cardiac glycosides, diuretics, antiarrhythmics support the heart work.
  • Antithrombotic agents prevent the thromboembolic complications.

A proper approach to treatment of myocarditis, the use of modern effective drugs and attention to the disease peculiarities in a particular patient in most cases allow to count on a favorable outcome.

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University Hospital Cologne

8.9/10 from 82 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine of the University Hospital Cologne is part of the Heart Center Cologne. The Department offers its patients treatment at the highest level with the use of all innovations for treating coronary artery stenosis, arrhythmias and hypertension.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Cologne

Price 9471.00

University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

8.3/10 from 70 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

A team of experts from the Department of Internal Medicine at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar treats patients with cardiovascular diseases.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Price 11353.00

University Hospital Frankfurt

7.5/10 from 97 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

Department of Cardiology is a part of one of the most prestigious German hospitals – the University Hospital Frankfurt. The doctors of the Department are not only perfectly trained, but they also pay attention to upskilling and take an active part in medical researches.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Frankfurt am Main

Price 11405.00

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10 from 95 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Cardiology and Angioly at the University Hospital Charite Berlin treats patients with cardiac and angiological diseases. It is located at the Charite Mitte Campus.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

Price 13939.00

RWTH University Hospital Aachen

8.7/10 from 41 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The focuses of the Medical Department I are Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine. In cooperation with the medical departments II and IV, there is treated the entire spectrum of internal diseases at the highest level.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Aachen

Price 8701.00

University Hospital Heidelberg

9/10 from 57 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, and Pneumology at the Heidelberg University Hospital with the staff of over 500 members is the largest department of the Heidelberg University Hospital. The Department constanly expands the specialization of its clinical and scientific activities.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Heidelberg

Price 11099.00

Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

9.9/10 from 42 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The main treatment areas of the Department of Internal Medicine I, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Budde, are invasive and non-invasive cardiac diagnostics and therapy of all cardiac diseases.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Essen

Price 8212.00

Städtisches Klinikum Neuperlach

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The department of cardiology, pneumology and internal intensive care treats cardiovascular disease and lung diseases. seriously ill patients are treated in intensive care units. The medical emphases of cardiology are the treatment of valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and myocardial insufficiency or heart failure.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

Price 8683.00

Hannover Medical School, MHH

9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The main focus of the cardiology and angiology clinic is clinical treatment, as well as experimental and clinical studies of acute myocardial infarction, chronic heart failure, arteriosclerosis and heart rhythm abnormalities.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hannover

Price 9666.00

Preventicum Hospital

9.8/10 from 1 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

Basis of an optimum medical advice in the Department of Cardiology is the precise, reliable diagnosis of all possible risk factors and diseases. With the ultrasound examination, soft tissue can be well judged.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Essen

Price 9459.00

Schlosspark-Klinik

9.7/10 from 23 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Internal Medicine I at the Schlosspark-Klinik provides the whole range of services in the field of modern diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organs.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

Price 9773.00

Gummersbach District Hospital of the Klinikum Oberberg

9.6/10 from 23 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Internal Medicine I at the Klinikum Oberberg in Gummersbach provides treatment to patients with all diseases from the field of internal medicine apart from drug treatment of malignancies (cancer) and blood disorders (hematology / Department of Internal Medicine II).


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Gummersbach

Price 8044.00

St. Anna Hospital Herne

9.5/10 from 7 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Internal Medicine specializes in: Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organs, especially treatment of the heart, blood vessels, lungs and kidneys ECG, ultrasound, body plethysmography Long-term measurement of blood pressure in the treatment of hypertension Im...


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Herne

Price 8880.00

University Hospital Dusseldorf

9.5/10 from 71 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  provides treatment for the whole range of diseases in the field of cardiovascular medicine.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Duesseldorf

Price 10961.00

Hospital Hildesheim

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

The clinic is operating on Hildesheim medical center territory since 2009 and is a certified center of German Society of Cardiology. Clinic is ensuring optimal diagnosis, treatment and care for patients with acute and chronic pain in the chest, and various problems of cardiac nature.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hildesheim

Price 8697.00

Hirslanden Hospital Aarau

9.5/10 from 15 Votes

Myocarditis differential diagnosis and conservative treatment

Our aim is to provide you with the best possible advice and care in the event of heart or vascular problems.


Duration 12 days
Type of Treatment: Inpatient
location_onCountry: Switzerland
location_searchingCity: Aarau