Chapter 16. Drugs of Abuse: Accentuation of Immunomodulation of Viral Myocarditis

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. Oana Madalina Petrescu and
  2. James P. Morgan

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch16

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Petrescu, O. M. and Morgan, J. P. (2007) Drugs of Abuse: Accentuation of Immunomodulation of Viral Myocarditis, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • drugs;
  • immunomodulation;
  • viral myocarditis;
  • immunity;
  • cardiac damage

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cocaine

  • Methamphetamine

  • Amphetamine derivatives: MDMA, MDEA, MDA

  • Alcohol

  • Cocaethylene

  • Clozapine

  • Opiates

  • References