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Can paitents of heart sarcoidosis go into cardiac arrest?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Sarcoidosis of the heart can block the electrical system and cause both arrhythmias and heart block which can lead to cardiac arrest.
This is a very serious condition and sometimes requires a pacemaker or even an implantable defibrillator. Cardiology consultation and management is highly desirable.

In brief: Yes

Sarcoidosis of the heart can block the electrical system and cause both arrhythmias and heart block which can lead to cardiac arrest.
This is a very serious condition and sometimes requires a pacemaker or even an implantable defibrillator. Cardiology consultation and management is highly desirable.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, cardiac sarcoidosis increases the risk of ventricular tachycardia, which may progress into cardiac arrest.
Often patient with this condition get implantable defibrillators (icds) to prevent cardiac arrest.

In brief: Yes

Yes, cardiac sarcoidosis increases the risk of ventricular tachycardia, which may progress into cardiac arrest.
Often patient with this condition get implantable defibrillators (icds) to prevent cardiac arrest.
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
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