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Treatment for Cardiac Sarcoidosis

NOMINATED TOPIC | August 31, 2018
Describe your topic.
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Describe why this topic is important.
This is unrecognized in most patients and can lead to sudden death
Tell us why you are suggesting this topic.
Treatment remains unclear Steroids AICD or other agents. Should steroids be long or short term. Does everyone need on AICD?
Target Date.
2018-11-01
Describe what you are doing currently and what you are hoping will change because of a new evidence report.
To develop a consensus on how to diagnose and treat
How will you or your group use the information from a new evidence report?
To create a diagnostic and therapeutic guideline.
How would you or your group plan to disseminate information from the report? Who would you plan to disseminate it to?
Present it at local and state conferences
Do you know of organizations that could use an evidence report to change clinical practice? Are you a part of, or have you been in contact with, any organizations that might implement the research findings of an evidence report?
ATS ACCP ACP ACC. I have not been in contact with any of these organizations Yes
Information About You: (optional)
Provide a description of your role or perspective.
PULMONARY SPECIALIST
If you are you making a suggestion on behalf of an organization, please state the name of the organization.
no
Please tell us how you heard about the Effective Health Care Program.
AHRQ
Page last reviewed March 2019
Page originally created August 2018

Internet Citation: Treatment for Cardiac Sarcoidosis. Content last reviewed March 2019. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
https://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/get-involved/nominated-topics/topic-nomination-31811

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