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Research & Reviews  2,933 results

Diagnostic Accuracy of Cardiac MRI versus FDG PET for Cardiac Sarcoidosis: A Systematic...
Radiology Aitken M, Chan MV et. al.

May 18th, 2022 - Background There is limited consensus regarding the relative diagnostic performance of cardiac MRI and fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET for cardiac sarcoidosis. Purpose To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare the diagnostic accurac...

An Unusual Case of Sarcoidosis: Hypercalcemia and Normal Sized Lymph Nodes.
The American Journal of Medicine; Wang M, Puttangunta L et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - An Unusual Case of Sarcoidosis: Hypercalcemia and Normal Sized Lymph Nodes.|2022|Wang M,Puttangunta L,Li P,|

Possibility of steroid therapy without pacemaker implantation in patients with sarcoido...
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Heart and Vessels; Yodogawa K, Fujimoto Y et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - Atrioventricular Block (AVB) is one of the common manifestations in cardiac sarcoidosis (CS). Although pacemaker implantation is generally recommended in patients with CS complicated by symptomatic AVB, some case reports have shown that they can b...

Causes of Heart Block in Young and Middle-Aged South Africans.
Current Problems in Cardiology; Mkoko P, Rajoo ST et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - There is a paucity of data regarding the aetiology of atrioventricular heart block (AVB) in young and middle-aged patients, particularly from low- and middle-income countries. To determine the aetiology of AVB in patients ≤ 55 years treated with t...

Cardiac sarcoidosis outcome differences: A comparison of patients with de novo cardiac ...
Respiratory Medicine; Rosen NS, Pavlovic N et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterized by granulomatous inflammation. Cardiac involvement is associated with increased morbidity. However, differences in clinical characteristics and outcomes based on initial sarcoidosis organ manifestati...

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Guidelines  4 results

ERS clinical practice guidelines on treatment of sarcoidosis.
The European Respiratory Journal; Baughman RP, Valeyre D et. al.

Jun 19th, 2021 - The major reasons to treat sarcoidosis are to lower the morbidity and mortality risk or to improve quality of life (QoL). The indication for treatment varies depending on which manifestation is the cause of symptoms: lungs, heart, brain, skin or o...

Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical ...
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Crouser ED, Maier LA et. al.

Apr 16th, 2020 - Background: The diagnosis of sarcoidosis is not standardized but is based on three major criteria: a compatible clinical presentation, finding nonnecrotizing granulomatous inflammation in one or more tissue samples, and the exclusion of alternativ...

2019 HRS expert consensus statement on evaluation, risk stratification, and management ...
Heart Rhythm; Towbin JA, McKenna WJ et. al.

May 13th, 2019 - Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ACM) is an arrhythmogenic disorder of the myocardium not secondary to ischemic, hypertensive, or valvular heart disease. ACM incorporates a broad spectrum of genetic, systemic, infectious, and inflammatory disorders....

Consensus statement on surgical pathology of the aorta from the Society for Cardiovascu...
Cardiovascular Pathology : the Official Journal of the So... Stone JR, Bruneval P et. al.

Jun 9th, 2015 - Inflammatory diseases of the aorta include routine atherosclerosis, aortitis, periaortitis, and atherosclerosis with excessive inflammatory responses, such as inflammatory atherosclerotic aneurysms. The nomenclature and histologic features of thes...

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Drugs  241 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  90 results

Role of Genetic Factors in the Development of Lung Disease

May 13th, 2022 - This study is designed to evaluate genetic mechanisms of lung disease by surveying polymorphic genes involved in respiratory function and examining gene expression in the lung cells of individuals with pulmonary disease (e.g., alpha 1-antitrypsin ...

Uveitis/Intraocular Inflammatory Disease Biobank (iBank)

May 13th, 2022 - Uveitis refers to a large group of intraocular inflammatory diseases that can cause devastating visual loss in adults and children. This study establishes a clinical database and biospecimen repository for the identification of novel factors relev...

Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration Of Enlarged Mediastinal In Interstitial Lung Disease

May 10th, 2022 - The aim of this study is to assess the findings of mediastinal/hilar LN sampling by EBUS-TBNA in patients with non-sarcoidosis interstitial lung disease ( ILD) who demonstrate LN enlargement on chest imaging. Patients with non-sarcoidosis ILD refe...

Multi-elemental Imaging of Lung Tissues With LIBS (Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy)

May 9th, 2022 - There is a major health problem due to the environmental and occupational related exposures to mineral particles, metals, and dust. The impact on health is considerable in terms of prevalence, morbidity and healthcare costs. Pathologists rarely re...

Association Between Cancer and Sarcoidosis

May 4th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to develop a clinical dataset of sarcoidosis patients with a diagnosis of cancer who are categorized by date of birth, sex, race/ethnicity, clinical information, laboratory and imaging information, time of sarcoidosis ...

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News  202 results

Smooth plaque on ankle
MDedge Family Medicine;

May 12th, 2022 - A 4-mm punch biopsy of the annular border confirmed a diagnosis of localized granuloma annulare (GA). There is a long list of differential diagnoses for annular patches and plaques; it includes tinea corporis and important systemic diseases such a.

Fast Five Quiz: Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease

Apr 12th, 2022 - Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) encompass a large and varied group of parenchymal lung disorders, including diseases of unknown cause, which are known as idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, as well as those associated with other diseases or envi...

IBD or something else? Key characteristics offer clues
Nancy A. Melville

Feb 18th, 2022 - Immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, with features that often mimic each other, commonly present clinical challenges. But key characteristics can help distinguish the most common – inflammatory bowel di.

Little Evidence to Support Use of Pricey Repository Corticotropin

Dec 22nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Repository corticotropin costs much more than corticosteroids, but shows little clinical benefit over them, results of a scoping review suggest. "In this comprehensive review, we found that the clinical evidence support...

Electronic 'Nose' Sniffs Out Sarcoidosis

Nov 11th, 2021 - An electronic nose (eNose) that measures volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from the lungs successfully distinguished sarcoidosis from interstitial lung disease (ILD) and healthy controls, according to a report in the journal CHEST. The app...

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Patient Education  22 results see all →