Imaging cardiac amyloidosis: Patient page
Amyloidosis is a disease that develops when abnormally folded proteins collect together to form amyloid fibrils, which deposit in various organs and cause organ damage. Amyloidosis in the heart can be identified by using various imaging tests. This patient page provides an overview of imaging in cardiac amyloidosis.
KeywordsPET SPECT cardiomyopathy amyloid heart disease echo MRI
RHF has received consulting fees from Ionis Pharmaceuticals and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and research funding from GlaxoSmithKline. SD has received consulting fees from Pfizer, GE Health Care, and AAA.