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This channel contains news about the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), including coverage of its annual meeting and links to recently released practice guidelines. SCCT is a leading resource for the subspecialty of cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA or CCTA). 

Cardiac CT Given Strong Recommendation as Front-line Imaging of Chest Pain, but the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) did not support the guidelines.
Feature | Cardiac Diagnostics | By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor

October 29, 2021 — A new guideline for the evaluation and diagnosis of chest pain was released this week that provides ...

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News | Cardiac Imaging

September 22, 2021 — Test selection should be a shared decision between patient and physician rather than directed by ...

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In an effort to contain COVID-19 and the new rapid spread of the delta virus across the U.S., a coalition of 10 cardiovascular societies issued a statement of support for healthcare systems requiring COVID-19 vaccines for its employees. ACC, HRS, ASNC, SCMR, SCCT, ASE, HFSA, STS, SCAI.
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | By Dave Fornell, Editor

July 30, 2021 — A coalition of 10 U.S.-based cardiovascular societies have issued a statement today in support of all ...

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News | Computed Tomography (CT)

July 16, 2021 — Canon Medical Systems USA is joining forces with Cleerly in a strategic partnership to support simple ...

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Sheer stresses on the walls of arteries are believed to cause the formation atherosclerotic plaques. This is an area of research that is expected to see increased use in the next few years. This study was presented at SCCT 2020 as an example of how sheer stresses can help evaluate and predict the patency of coronary artery bypass grafts (CABG). #SCCT2020 #yesCCT
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest technical advances and trends in computed tomography (CT) and the latest clinical study data were discussed ...

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News | Cardiovascular Education | Dave Fornell, Editor

All medical conferences moved to a virtual meeting format due to COVID-19 this year, and there has been apprehension ...

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Videos | Artificial Intelligence

Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MSCCT, explains how artificial intelligence (AI) might be used in the near future to ...

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Videos | Computed Tomography (CT)

Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MSCCT, said photon counting CT detectors were a key new technology discussed at the Soc ...

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Videos | CT Angiography (CTA)

Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MSCCT, explains some of most influential cardiac CT clinical papers from the past year ...

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Videos | CT Angiography (CTA)

Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MSCCT, explains how coronary plaque assessment will become a new risk assessment tool ...

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Todd Villines, M.D., FACC, FAHA, MSCCT, explains some of the discussion on CT used for COVID-19 patients at the Society ...

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