Shigeru Ikeguchi

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A 35-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with a 2-month history of general malaise and anasarca. The chest x-ray showed cardiomegaly, and transthoracic echocar-diography revealed massive pericardial effusion leading to cardiac tamponade (Figure 1A and 1B). Immediately, 1400 mL pericardial effusion (yellow exudate) was removed by needle(More)
BACKGROUND The presence of myocardial fibrosis by cardiac MRI has prognostic value in cardiac sarcoidosis, and localisation may be equally relevant to clinical outcomes. OBJECTIVE We aimed to analyse cardiac damage and function in detail and explore the relationship with clinical outcomes in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis using cardiac MRI. METHODS(More)
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