PET-CT Helps Diagnose Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Combined FDG PET-CT can help uncover secondary sites of cardiac sarcoidosis (CS), according to a study published in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

Researchers from the University of Illinois in Chicago and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston performed a retrospective study to investigate the relationship between cardiac and extra-thoracic sarcoid findings on FDG PET-CT using a 72-hour pretest high-fat, high-protein, and very low-carbohydrate (HFHPVLC) diet. Read more.

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