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RSNA 2011 Hot Topics, Cardiac Imaging, B...

RSNA 2011 Hot Topics, Cardiac Imaging, Brain Imaging5
The Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting (RSNA2011) is taking place in Chicago from 27th of November till the 2nd of December. Health Imaging Hub highlighted in a previous article two hot topics that are expected to be discussed during the event. This article continues to mention other hot topics at RSNA 2011. RSNA2011 and Cardiac Imaging Cardiac imaging is one of...

Screening Tool May Better Identify Heart...

Screening Tool May Better Identify Heart Disease in African Americans
CHICAGO—In a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers say they may have an explanation as to why African Americans, despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcification, are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events compared with Caucasians. A contrast-enhanced CT image is also...

CT Technology Update: The Cutting Edge

CT Technology Update: The Cutting Edge
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Martin H. K. Hoffmann, MD, Marc Dewey, MD, U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, and Jonathan Avrom Leipsic, MD Code: RC503 Objective: This session has four sections. First is 256-Section CT of the Heart, which discusses appropriate acquisition protocols for performing coronary angiography utilizing 8cm detectors. It also highlights appropriate rest periods for...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Inte...

Cardiovascular Imaging: Cardiac CT, Integrative Cardiothoracic CT, and Cardiac MR Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Charles S. White, MD, Martine J. Remy-Jardin, MD, PhD, Gautham P. Reddy, MD, and H. Page McAdams, MD Code: RC501 Objective: This session discusses the clinical manifestations and imaging assessment of acute, non-traumatic, aortic syndromes, including aortic dissection, intramural hematoma and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. The session also...

Cardiac CT Mentored Case Review: Part I.

Cardiac CT Mentored Case Review: Part I.
Time: 8:30 AM- 10:00 AM Author: Pamela K. Woodard, MD, and Vincent B. Ho, MD, MBA Code: MC21 Objective: This session includes two sections. The first, Normal Coronary Anatomy, is recognizing normal anatomy and common variants of the coronary arteries. Attendees will understand the unique advantages and disadvantages of CT for coronary artery evaluation. This section describes the...