Cardio-Oncology & Cardio-Immuno-Oncology by Nicolas Palaskas (interviewed during the February 2020 Cardio-Oncology Symposium in Naples)
Content: Nicolas Palaskas (Cardiologist) – Footage and Adaptation: Rita Zilich
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TOPICS OF THIS VIDEO TUTORIAL
Research on immune checkpoint inhibitor associated myocarditis: diagnosis and treatments
Focus on checkpoint inhibitor associated myocarditis
Diagnosis of myocarditis is very difficult. Clinicians at MD Anderson recommend, in addition to the clinical syndrome, a multimodal imaging approach, including an invasive endomyocardial biopsy
Currently, the best treatment for patients with myocarditis are steroids
Primary focus of research is on the identification of alternative therapies that can treat myocarditis.
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