Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 1 - 2022
Biventricular Endomyocardial Fibrosis Due to Hypereosinophilia. About A Case

Reyes Martínez Edgar Samael1, Guerra Pelegrin Boris Manuel2*, Hechavarría Pouymiró Sheila3, Pérez Barreda Aylen4, Jerez Castro Ana Margarita5 and Valdés Martín Alexander2

1General Cardiology, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

2Cardiosurgery Department, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

3Echocardiography Department, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

4CMR Department, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

5Heart Failure Unit, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Guerra Pelegrin Boris Manuel, Cardiosurgery Department, Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba.
Received: February 07, 2022; Published: February 10, 2022


Endomyocardial fibrosis is a restrictive cardiomyopathy and does not have well-defined accepted diagnostic criteria. In hypereosinophilic endomyocardial fibrosis, two variants of the disease are described: Löffler's and Davies's. The clinical diagnosis is difficult and in most patients it presents as heart failure of unclear origin. It manifests as insidious and progressive heart failure, sudden death, or thromboembolic events. Modern imaging tools, together with clinical and endomyocardial biopsy, allow an accurate diagnosis, but constitute a challenge for cardiovascular specialists. It currently has a poor prognosis and medical treatment is usually not effective. Heart transplantation is the best option in advanced stages. We present the case of a 58-year-old patient who was admitted with symptoms and signs of heart failure, being diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy secondary to endomyocardial fibrosis in which the multidisciplinary approach was decisive for diagnosis and treatment.


Keywords: Restrictive Cardiomyopathy; Endomyocardial Fibrosis; Echocardiography; Cardiac Magnetic Resonance; Biopsy


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Citation: Guerra Pelegrin Boris Manuel., et al. “Biventricular Endomyocardial Fibrosis Due to Hypereosinophilia. About A Case”. EC Gynaecology 9.1 (2022): 33-42.

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