Alice Melão, MSc,  —

Articles by Alice Melão

Cardiac Sarcoidosis Diagnosed in Heart Patient Only After Lung Biopsy

In rare cases, cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) can lead to heart failure — although this risk is not often considered by physicians unaccustomed to seeing it. Sarcoidosis patients with cardiac involvement, however, have an overall worse prognosis than those without it, according to a study published in  the journal Heart Failure Reviews. Drawing on a case…