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Cardiac Sarcoidosis May Be Diagnosed by Analyzing Select Immune Cells in Heart Tissue

Cardiac sarcoidosis might be accurately diagnosed by measuring the ratio of immune cells, specifically macrophages and dendritic cells, in tissue samples from patients, researchers reported. The study, “Myocardial Immunocompetent Cells and Macrophage Phenotypes as Histopathological Surrogates for Diagnosis of Cardiac Sarcoidosis in Japanese,” was published in the Journal…

Corticosteroid Therapy Started Early Seen to Notably Benefit Cardiac Sarcoidosis Patients

The sooner patients with cardiac sarcoidosis start corticosteroid therapy, the better are their chances of improvement and positive outcomes,a new study published in the International Journal of Cardiology reports. The study, “Impact Of Early Initiation Of Corticosteroid Therapy On Cardiac Function And Rhythm In Patients With Cardiac Sarcoidosis,” was conducted…