High-fat, low-sugar diet 3 days before heart scan improves cardiac sarcoidosis diagnosis
Clinical manifestations of cardiac sarcoidosis include several heart anomalies, such as left ventricular systolic dysfunction, ventricular arrhythmias, and atrioventricular conduction anomalies, which may lead to heart failure and death. But cardiac sarcoidosis is still difficult to diagnose. Current techniques used to help diagnose the condition include positron emission tomography (PET) scans and computed tomography (CT) scans, or a combination of both, but the results can be inconclusive at times. Read more.