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Evaluation of Ischemia with CT, MR, and ...

Evaluation of Ischemia with CT, MR, and Nuclear Imaging.
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Dominique Delbeke MD, PhD, David A. Bluemke MD, PhD, and Joao A. C. Lima MD Code: RC803 Objective: This session has three sections. First is Nuclear Imaging, which discusses the performance and indications of SPECT and PET for evaluation of myocardial ischemia. It also highlights the performance and indications of SPECT and PET for evaluation of...

Coronary CT Angiography: Should It Be Pa...

Coronary CT Angiography: Should It Be Part of Clinical Practice?
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Pamela K. Woodard, MD, Richard Duszak Jr, MD, Quynh Truong, MD, Geoffrey D. Rubin, MD, and Udo Hoffmann, MD Code: SC50 Objective: Attendees will understand when coronary CT angiography should be performed, and the major indications for coronary CT angiography. They will also learn the indications for CMS/insurer...

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...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imagin...

Current Status of Coronary Artery Imaging
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: Stephan Achenbach, MD, Scott Daniel Flamm, MD, and Pamela K. Woodard, MD Code: RC303 Objective: This session has three sections. First is CT Angiography, in which attendees will understand the image acquisition process as well as typical pitfalls for coronary CT angiography. Attendees will improve their recognition of typical findings and...

Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain: Is It Fe...

Evaluation of Acute Chest Pain: Is It Feasible and Safe?
Time: 8:30 AM- 10:00 AM Author: Monvadi B. Srichai, Harold Ira Litt, and Ethan J. Halpern Code: RC203 Objective: This session includes three sections. The first is Clinical Perspective, which includes Clinical presentation of CAD: How clinicians decide whether a patient is having cardiac related chest pain. How accurate is this decision process? Attendees will learn what other...

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...

Cardiac CT Angiography and MR Imaging.

Cardiac CT Angiography and MR Imaging.
Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Author: James P. Earls and Vincent B. Ho Code: RC103 Objective: This session includes two sections; the first is titled “Cardiac CT Angiography”, which discusses the latest methods for performing coronary CT Angiography, in addition to application of the physics of CT to improve quality and efficacy while minimizing radiation dose. This section also discusses...