Successful Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis-Related Fulminant Myocarditis Using Extracorporeal Life Support


  • Prashant N. Mohite
  • Bartlomiej Zych
  • Aron F. Popov
  • Nicholas R. Banner
  • Andre R. Simon



Myocarditis is a known extraintestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel diseases, but it rarely leads to acute cardiac pump failure. We report a case of fulminant myocarditis associated with ulcerative colitis treated successfully with an extracorporeal membrane oxygenator.


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Mohite, P. N., Zych, B., Popov, A. F., Banner, N. R., & Simon, A. R. (2013). Successful Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis-Related Fulminant Myocarditis Using Extracorporeal Life Support. The Heart Surgery Forum, 16(4), E208-E209.