Cardiac Sarcoidosis

  • Robert MatthewsEmail author


Cardiac involvement in sarcoidosis is frequently seen. Cardiac PET/MR imaging combines anatomical and functional information, which enables excellent detection and characterization of cardiac sarcoid involvement as well as aiding in evaluating treatment response.


Cardiac sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis PET/MR FDG 

Suggested Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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