Table 2

Diagnostic work-up, advanced in-hospital treatment and selected post-discharge medications for the 2523 patients with acute myocarditis

Variablen (%)
Diagnostic modality
CCTA144 (5.7)
CAG1137 (45.1)
PET-CT9 (0.4)
CMR214 (8.5)
EMB98 (3.9)
PET-CT or CMR or EMB285 (11.3)
CMR or EMB283 (11.2)
In-hospital advanced care
ICU admission182 (7.2)
Inotropic agent use112 (4.4)
ECMO16 (0.6)
IABP9 (0.4)
T-LVAD4 (0.2)
Post-discharge medication
NSAID455 (18.0)
Colchicin45 (1.8)
Steroid133 (5.3)
ACEi/ARB658 (26.1)
Beta-blocker761 (30.2)
  • ACEi, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB, angiotensin-II receptor blocker; CAG, coronary angiogram; CCTA, coronary CT angiography; CMR, cardiac magnetic resonance; ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; EMB, endomyocardial biopsy; IABP, intra-aortic balloon pump; ICU, intensive care unit; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug; PET-CT, positron emission tomography CT; T-LVAD, temporary left ventricular assist device.