Reduction of myocardial inflammation with steroid is not necessarily associated with improvement in left ventricular function in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis: Predictors of functional improvement

Yoichi Takaya, Kengo Fukushima Kusano, Kazufumi Nakamura, Mitsumasa Kaji, Takayoshi Shinya, Susumu Kanazawa, Hiroshi Ito

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16 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)522-525
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Imaging
  • Inflammation
  • Left ventricular function
  • Steroid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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