What is the role of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the workup of sarcoidosis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is a sensitive test for identifying and quantifying the extent of pulmonary involvement. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing also may suggest cardiac involvement that otherwise is not evident.


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