Resting Tl-201 scintigraphy in the evaluation of myocardial sarcoidosis

Bennett B. Chin, A. Cahid Civelek, Ayse Mudun

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In patients with sarcoidosis, myocardial involvement is common and may be fatal. With extensive disease, the primary manifestations may include conduction abnormalities and arrhythmias, which may lead to sudden death. Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy may be the most accurate method to assess extent of myocardial involvement and response to therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)475-478
Number of pages4
JournalClinical nuclear medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997


  • Resting Tl-201
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scintigraphy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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