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). 

An example of perivascular fat attenuation index (FAI) imaging inside the coronary vascular wall to show areas of inflammation. #SCCT2020
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | Dave Fornell, Editor

There is a promising recent development in cardiovascular computed tomography angiography (CCTA) to analyze plaque to ...

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Left, a 3-D rendering of a heart from a cardiac CT exam. Right, a lung-CT exam showing the heart and ground glass lesions in the lungs of a COVID-19 patient. CT has become a front-line imaging modality in the COVID era because it offers both cardiac and lung information to help determine a patients disposition with chest pain, COVID-19 and COVID-caused myocarditis and pulmonary embolism.
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

July 28, 2020 — The use of cardiovascular computed tomography angiography (CCTA) is one of the areas that has seen a ...

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A cardiac CT of a patient with pacemaker leads, which can be challenging to get good images due to metal artifact. This image was rendered from using Canon's AiCE AI-assisted interactive reconstruction with Global Illumination 3-D rendering from a scan on an Aquilion One Genesis SP system.
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | Dave Fornell, Editor

There has been tremendous growth in the field of cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) in the past two decades, with ...

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

July 20, 2020 – To meet the growing cardiovascular imaging needs of healthcare systems, Canon Medical Systems USA is ...

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

Canon Medical Systems USA has created a virtual trade-show experience for its cardiovascular computed tomography (CT) ...

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The temporary COVID-19 hospital at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago being toured by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker April 3. The hospitals beds are set up in at least two of the expo halls, included two used the for annual RSNA radiology meeting in November each year. Photo by Susan Blair, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

(UPDATED information added to this article June 10, 2020)


April 28, 2020 — Medical conferences are where the latest ...

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Two examples of CT myocardial perfusion (CTP) imaging assessment software. Canon is on the left and GE Healthcare is on the right. Both of these technologies have been around for a few years, but there have been an increasing amount of clinical data from studies showing the accuracy of the technology compared to nuclear imaging, the current stand of care for myocardial perfusion imaging, and cardiac MRI.
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here is an overview of a few of the biggest technology advances in cardiovascular computed tomography (CT). These are ...

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Societies Issue Guide to Safely Resume Cardiovascular Procedures, Diagnostic Tests. #COVID19 #SARScov2
Feature | Cardiovascular Business

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) together with other North American cardiovascular societies issued a framework ...

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News | Cardiac Imaging

May 11, 2020 – Competitive athletes are a rapidly growing population worldwide. Habitual vigorous exercise, a defining ...

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Cardiac Imaging Best Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Cardiology imaging societies issue guidelines on how to handle patient imaging under virus precautions. #COVID19 #SARScov2
Feature | Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Dave Fornell, Editor

Cases of acute cardiovascular disease and cardiac complications caused by COVID-19 require cardiovascular imaging ...

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News | CT Angiography (CTA)

March 16, 2020 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) released a new expert consensus document on ...

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January 9, 2020 — Maulik Majmudar, M.D., chief medical officer at Amazon will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming ...

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An example of Siemens' photo-realistic Cinematic image reconstruction. This image is from a CTA exam from a Siemens ...

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