Joint document details how to diagnose, treat cardiac sarcoidosis

August 18, 2017

A multidisciplinary team of experts has released a joint consensus document on the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in cardiac sarcoid detection and therapy monitoring.

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging collaborated on the project.

The effort was spurred by the realization that randomized prospective clinical trials were not feasible for this rare disease. Experts in cardiovascular imaging, clinical cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology and systemic sarcoidosis contributed to the document, which is being jointly published in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology and The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

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Joint SNMMI–ASNC expert consensus document on the role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in cardiac sarcoid detection and therapy monitoring