Recommendations for 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging for diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis—2018 update: Japanese Society of Nuclear Cardiology recommendations

  • Shinichiro Kumita
  • Keiichiro YoshinagaEmail author
  • Masao Miyagawa
  • Mitsuru Momose
  • Keisuke Kiso
  • Tokuo Kasai
  • Masanao Naya
  • Committee for diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis using 18F-FDG PET, Japanese Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Committee for diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis using 18F-FDG PET, Japanese Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Shinichiro Kumita, MD, PhD

Keiichiro Yoshinaga, MD, PhD, FACC, FASNC

Masao Miyagawa, MD, PhD

Mitsuru Momose, MD, PhD

Keisuke Kiso, MD, PhD

Tokuo Kasai, MD, PhD

Masanao Naya, MD, PhD

*American College of Cardiology Representative. American Society of Echocardiography Representative. Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Representative. §Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Representative. American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Representative



The authors thank Ms. Kumiko Toshimitsu for providing a sample menu. This manuscript has been reviewed by a North American English-language professional editor, Ms. Holly Beanlands. The authors also thank Ms. Holly Beanlands for critical reading of the manuscript.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinichiro Kumita
    • 1
  • Keiichiro Yoshinaga
    • 2
    Email author
  • Masao Miyagawa
    • 3
  • Mitsuru Momose
    • 4
  • Keisuke Kiso
    • 5
  • Tokuo Kasai
    • 6
  • Masanao Naya
    • 7
  • Committee for diagnosis of cardiac sarcoidosis using 18F-FDG PET, Japanese Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNihon Medical UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and TechnologyNational Institute of Radiological SciencesChibaJapan
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyEhime University Graduate School of MedicineMatsuyamaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear MedicineTokyo Women’s Medical UniversityTokyoJapan
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyNational Cerebral and Cardiovascular CenterOsakaJapan
  6. 6.Department of CardiologyNiigata University School of MedicineNiigataJapan
  7. 7.Department of CardiologyHokkaido University Graduate School of MedicineSapporoJapan

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