2011 Consensus statement on endomyocardial biopsy from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology

Ornella Leone, John P. Veinot, Annalisa Angelini, Ulrik T. Baandrup, Cristina Basso, Gerald Berry, Patrick Bruneval, Margaret Burke, Jagdish Butany, Fiorella Calabrese, Giulia D'Amati, William D. Edwards, John T. Fallon, Michael C. Fishbein, Patrick J. Gallagher, Marc K. Halushka, Bruce McManus, Angela Pucci, E. René Rodriguez, Jeffrey E. SaffitzMary N. Sheppard, Charles Steenbergen, James R. Stone, Carmela Tan, Gaetano Thiene, Allard C. Van Der Wal, Gayle L. Winters

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Abstract

The Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology have produced this position paper concerning the current role of endomyocardial biopsy (EMB) for the diagnosis of cardiac diseases and its contribution to patient management, focusing on pathological issues, with these aims:Determining appropriate EMB use in the context of current diagnostic strategies for cardiac diseases and providing recommendations for its rational utilizationProviding standard criteria and guidance for appropriate tissue triage and pathological analysisPromoting a team approach to EMB use, integrating the competences of pathologists, clinicians, and imagers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-274
Number of pages30
JournalCardiovascular Pathology
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Consensus
  • Heart
  • Molecular biology
  • Myocardium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Leone, O., Veinot, J. P., Angelini, A., Baandrup, U. T., Basso, C., Berry, G., Bruneval, P., Burke, M., Butany, J., Calabrese, F., D'Amati, G., Edwards, W. D., Fallon, J. T., Fishbein, M. C., Gallagher, P. J., Halushka, M. K., McManus, B., Pucci, A., Rodriguez, E. R., ... Winters, G. L. (2012). 2011 Consensus statement on endomyocardial biopsy from the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology and the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology. Cardiovascular Pathology, 21(4), 245-274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carpath.2011.10.001