18F-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography in cardiac sarcoidosis

@article{Ohira201118FFluoro2deoxyglucosePE,
  title={18F-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography in cardiac sarcoidosis},
  author={Hiroshi Ohira and Ichizo Tsujino and Keiichiro Yoshinaga},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={1773-1783}
}
Cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening disease that causes conduction disturbance, systolic dysfunction, and most notably sudden cardiac death. Accurate diagnosis of CS is thus mandatory; however, a reliable approach that enables diagnosis of CS with high sensitivity and specificity has yet to be established. Recent studies have demonstrated the promising potential of 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18F-FDG PET) in the diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING
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