Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Case Reveals Sarcoidosis Diagnosed with Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center, in Houston, have described a sarcoidosis diagnosis by endoscopic ultrasound elastography. But the report, published in the journal Endoscopic Ultrasound under the title “Endoscopic ultrasound elastography to diagnose sarcoidosis,” suggests that more studies are needed before the method can be…

Sarcoidosis Lung Proteins Could Be Disease Biomarkers

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, reported finding eight proteins in bronchoalveolar fluid (lung washing liquid) in the largest group of patients with sarcoidosis to be studied that distinguishes people with the disease from healthy people and those with asthma. The findings presented in the report “Elevated levels of…