Early detection of cardiac involvement in sarcoidosis with 2-dimensional speckle-tracking echocardiography.


BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) is associated with high morbidity and sudden death. The absence of specific symptoms and lack of diagnostic gold standard technique is challenging. New imaging methods could improve the diagnosis of CS. The aim of our study was to assess the role of left ventricular (LV) longitudinal and circumferential strain… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.073


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