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Table 1 Japanese Society of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (JSSOG) 2015 criteria for cardiac sarcoidosis

From: Which is the proper reference tissue for measuring the change in FDG PET metabolic volume of cardiac sarcoidosis before and after steroid therapy?

  Number of examined patients Positive
JMHW criteria 38 38(100%)
Major criteria
 a. Advanced AV block 38 20(53%)
 b. Basal thinning of the interventricular septum 38 21(55%)
 c. Positive 18F-FDG uptake in the heart 38 38(100%)
 d. Depressed EF (< 50%) 36 20(56%)
 e. Gadolinium-enhanced CMR imaging 26 25(96%)
Minor criteria
 f. Abnormal ECG findings 38 22(58%)
 g. Nuclear medicine: perfusion defect detected by myocardial scintigraphy 34 30(88%)
 h. Endomyocardial biopsy: interstitial fibrosis 20 3(15%)