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Iron deficiency in chronic myocarditis: Assessment and prognostic significance

  • Giovanni Peretto
    Correspondence
    Corresponding author at: Vita-Salute University and San Raffaele Hospital, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milan, Italy.
    Affiliations
    Myocarditis Unit,Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmology,IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

    Medicine School,San Raffaele Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy
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  • Simone Sala
    Affiliations
    Myocarditis Unit,Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmology,IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
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  • Clara Camaschella
    Affiliations
    Medicine School,San Raffaele Vita-Salute University, Milan, Italy

    Department of Hematology, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
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Published:April 20, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2021.03.037
      Iron deficiency (ID) and associated anemia (IDA) represent major comorbidities in chronic diseases [
      • Cappellini MD
      • Comin-Colet J
      • de Francisco A
      • et al.
      Iron deficiency across chronic inflammatory conditions: International expert opinion on definition, diagnosis, and management.
      ]. However, their prevalence and prognostic significance have never been investigated in myocarditis patients.
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