by Daniela Cihakova
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 428
Myocarditis, the inflammation of the heart muscle, could be in some cases serious and potentially fatal disease. This book is a comprehensive compilation of studies from leading international experts on various aspects of myocarditis.
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