SCCT

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). 

New Type of Cardiac Care to Cut Imaging Wait Times and Unnecessary Hospital Admissions
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 20, 2019

June 20, 2019 — A new type of care for cardiac patients at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, has the potential to...

Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for Cardiovascular Planning Software Suite
Technology | Advanced Visualization | June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 — Three-dimensional (3-D) printing software and solutions company Materialise has received U.S. Food...

SCCT Announces 2019 Gold Medal Award Recipients

Jonathon Leipsic, M.D., (left) and Gilbert Raff, M.D., (right)

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 05, 2019

June 5, 2019 — The Society of Cardiovascular...

Medis QAngio XA 3D Receives FDA 510k Clearance
Technology | Angiography | June 04, 2019

June 4, 2019 — Medis Medical Imaging Systems B.V. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

CT myocardial perfusion
Sponsored Content | Webinar | May 29, 2019

Chest pain is one of the most frequent reasons for an evaluation in the emergency room.There are multiple imaging...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | May 20, 2019

A demonstration of how to calculate the neo-left ventricular outflow tract (neo-LVOT) on CT imaging for a...

An example of a cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) perfusion exam showing iodine contrast mapping in the myocardium, which is used as a surrogate for blood perfusion.

An example of a cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) perfusion exam showing iodine contrast mapping in the myocardium, which is used as a surrogate for blood perfusion.

Podcast | CT Angiography (CTA) | May 03, 2019

A discussion with ...

Figure 1: A computed tomography angiography (CTA) study performed for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning.  Interventional imagers created and interpret these images as part of the heart team.

Figure 1: A computed tomography angiography (CTA) study performed for transcatheter aortic valve replacement planning. The aortic valve is trileaflet with significant calcification (A). Annular measurements are performed to determine valve sizing (B). Coronary artery height is measured to predict the risk of coronary artery obstruction (C).  

Feature | Structural Heart | April 24, 2019 | Nadeen N. Faza, M.D., Dee Dee Wang, M.D., Joao Cavalcante, M.D., Andrew D. Choi, M.D., Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D., and Stephen H. Little, M.D.
Recent months have signaled a new and exciting era in the dynamic world of...
SCCT Releases New Guideline for CT Use During TAVR
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 08, 2019

January 8, 2019 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) has released...

A CT calcium scoring image showing calcified plaques in coronary vessel segments. The higher the calcium content of the vessels, the high risk the patient is for a heart attack event. CAC exam

A CT calcium scoring image showing calcified plaques in coronary vessel segments. The higher the calcium content of the vessels, the higher risk the patient is for a heart attack event. Image courtesy of Canon Medical Systems.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | October 17, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

A picture is worth a thousand words, and to patients concerned about their health, detailed images of the coronary...

Videos | Cardiac Imaging | September 10, 2018

Leslee Shaw, Ph.D., professor of cardiology and...

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