Thematic area 5: Other Rare Cardiac Diseases

Besides all the rare diseases which are included in the first four thematic areas, there is an important group of other rare cardiac diseases which are included in this 5th thematic area.

The following diseases are included here:

  • Sarcoidosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • other rare cardiac diseases, such as cardiac tumors.


This thematic area is led by Prof. Alida L.P. Caforio, Head Cardioimmunology, University of Padova, Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Policlinico, Centro “V. Gallucci”, Italy.