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POSITION STATEMENTS

IMAJ | volume 25

Journal 8, August 2023
pages: 525-532

Management of Acute Myocarditis and Post-hospitalization Follow-up: A Position Statement from the Israel Heart Society

1 Division of Cardiology, Hadassah Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel 2 Clalit Heart Failure Services, Clalit Health Services, Jerusalem, Israel 3 Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Tzafon Medical Center, Lower Galilee, Israel 4 Azrieli Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Safed, Israel 5 Division of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center (Beilinson Campus), Petah Tikva, Israel 6 Leviev Heart Center, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 7 Tel Aviv University Medical School, Tel Aviv, Israel

Summary

In the position statement on the definition and diagnosis of acute myocarditis on page XXX of this issue of the Israel Medical Association Journal (IMAJ), we discussed contemporary criteria for definition of acute myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy [1-6]. We also addressed current diagnostic methods including indications for endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) [7-21]. In this position statement, we discuss the management approaches during hospitalization and following hospital discharge, including specific forms of myocarditis and recommendations for returning to physical activity after myocarditis [21-36].

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