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Bridge to recovery in a patient with Churg–Strauss myocarditis by long-term percutaneous support with microaxial blood pump
  1. M Ferrari,
  2. R Pfeifer,
  3. T C Poerner,
  4. H R Figulla

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Allergic granulomatous angiitis depicts the pathological basis of the so-called Churg–Strauss syndrome, an autoimmune process characterised by asthma or allergic rhinitis, symptomatic vasculitis and prominent eosinophilia. The myocardium is affected in two-thirds of cases, associated with a mortality rate >50% when the lung or gastro-intestinum is afflicted.

We report the case of a 25-year-old male patient who was referred to our institution owing to dyspnoea and …

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