Why You Need to Know About Cardiac Sarcoidosis Screening

Why You Need to Know About Cardiac Sarcoidosis Screening

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Why You Need to Know About Cardiac Sarcoidosis Screening

My physician’s index finger slid across the X-ray, briefly stopping in areas to indicate the foreign presence in my lungs. I had pulmonary sarcoidosis. And for the next 14 years, I would have regular examinations for my pulmonary health without ever knowing that my heart could be at risk, too. I was first screened for cardiac sarcoidosis in 2016, after a possible aortic valve mass was discovered during an exercise stress echocardiography. But upon further examination,…

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