2017 NASCI Program

Saturday, October 7

Logistics of Getting a Cardiac Practice Started 
12:00 pm – 1:10 pm

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
Credentialing- What Do I Need (CT and MR)? Charlie White, MD, FNASCI
12:15 – 12:30 pm
Getting Buy-In From Your Group Richard Hallett, MD
12:30 – 12:45 pm
Buidling Up Referrals and How I Bill Amar Shah, MD
12:45 – 1:00 pm
Patient Prep and Safety Dominique DaBreo, MD, FRCPC
1:00 – 1:10 pm

Common CT and MR Indications and Protocols 
1:20 – 2:30 pm

1:20 – 1:35 pm
MR- Typical Indications  Elena Pena Fernandez, MD
1:35 – 1:50 pm
MR- Common Protocols Greg Kicska, MD, PhD, FNASCI
1:50 – 2:05 pm
CT- Typical Indications Tami Bang, MD
2:05 – 2:20 pm
CT- Common Protocols  Michael Steigner, MD
2:20 – 2:30 pm

Case-Based Review 1 
2:40 – 3:50 pm

2:40 – 2:55 pm
MR Viability Daniel Ocazionez, MD
2:55 – 3:10 pm
MR Cardiomyopathy Kimberly Kallianos, MD
3:10 – 3:25 pm
MR/CT Pericardium Abhishek Chaturvedi, MD
3:25 – 3:40 pm
MR Aorta Karin Dill, MD
3:40 – 3:50 pm

Case-Based Review 2 
4:00 – 5:10 pm

4:00 – 4:15 pm
CT/MR Valve and Valve Replacement Brent Little, MD
4:15 – 4:30 pm
CT/MR Devices Non-Valve Harold Litt, MD, PhD, FNASCI
4:30 – 4:45 pm
CT/MR Tumors Anil Attili, MD
4:45 – 5:00 pm
CT/MR Congenital Satinder Singh, MD, FNASCI
5:10
  Welcome Reception

Sunday, October 8

Breakfast Program Sponsored by Heartflow
6:30 am - 8:00 am
 
The Expanding Roles of Coronary CTA and FFRCT

Roundtable 
7:00 – 8:00 am

PEDIATRIC: Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Who Should Perform Imaging? Beverley Newman, BSc, MB, BCh W. James Parks, MD, MSc, FNASCI
Getting an Academic Career Started David Bluemke, MD, PhD, MsB, FNASCI Karen Ordovas, MD, MS, FNASCI

Scientific Session 
7:00 – 7:50 am

Abstract Info

Optimized Assessment of the Myocardium Using Advanced Virtual Monoenergetic Imaging in Cardiac Dual-Energy CT; Marwen Eid, MD

Intermodel Agreement of Myocardial Blood Flow Estimation in Dynamic Myocardial Perfusion CT: an ex-vivo porcine study;  Marly van Assen, MD

Accuracy of a Machine Learning Algorithm for The Detection of Calcified Plaques in Coronary CT Angiography;  Marwen Eid, MD

Effect of Coronary Artery Calcium on the Diagnostic Performance of Machine Learning-Based CT-FFR - Results;  Taylor Duguay

High-risk coronary artery anatomy correlates better with invasive coronary angiography than non high-risk anatomy: a comprehensive assessment by plaque type and scan protocol;  Jamal Khan, PhD

Quantitative Imaging 
8:00 – 10:10 am

8:00 – 8:10 am
Presidential Address U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, FNASCI
8:10 – 8:40 am
The Promise of High-Tech in Cardiovascular Devices Julio Palmaz, MD, FAHA, FSIR, FAIMBE
8:40 – 9:00 am
Multiparametric T1, T2 and T2* MR Imaging Kate Hanneman, MD
9:00 – 9:20 am
New Applications of Quantitative Wall Motion Analysis for ARVD Assessment Stefan Zimmerman, MD, FNASCI
9:20 – 9:40 am
Deep Learning Quantitative Analysis of Cardiac Function Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
9:40 – 10:00 am
Photon Counting CT Applications David Bluemke, MD, PhD, MsB, FNASCI
10:00 – 10:10 am
Q&A  
   
10:10 – 10:30 am        Break

International Session- Ischemic Disease  
10:30 – 12:10 pm

 

10:30 – 10:45 am
MR Myocardial Tissue Characterization Matthias Gutberlet, MD, EBCR
10:45 – 11:00 am
Imaging for Interventional and Surgical Planning and Follow-Up Marco Francone, MD, PhD
11:00 – 11:15 am
Myocardial CT Perfusion: Optimization of Imaging Protocol Yeon Hyeon Choe, MD, PhD
11:15 – 11:30 am
Value of Quantitative Analysis of Myocardial Perfusion MRI and CT Hajime Sakuma, MD,PhD, FAHA
11:30 – 11:45 am
Rapid and Cost-Effective CMR Exam in the Ischemic Disease Patient Juliano Fernandes, MD, PhD
11:45 – 12:00 pm
Functional CT Imaging of Coronary Disease TBD
12:00 – 12:10 pm
Q&A  
   
12:10 – 1:15 pm        Lunch

Cutting Edge Technology in Cardiovascular Imaging and AHA Presentations  
1:15 – 3:15 pm

1:15 – 1:30 pm
State of the Art Lecture - New Imaging Technologies Impacting  Clinical Decision Making in Structural Heart Disease Eric Williamson, MD
1:30 – 1:40 pm
AHA Presentation
Coronary CT Angiography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve Based on Machine Learning for Risk-Stratification of Non-Culprit Lesions in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
  Abstract Info
Taylor Duguay, MD
1:40 – 1:50 pm
AHA Presentation
Endothelial Function Assessment using EndoPAT Helps Identify Early Vascular Dysfunction in Individuals Deemed Low Risk by Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  Abstract Info
Suraj Raheja, MD
1:50 – 2:00 pm
AHA Presentation
Dual-Energy CT Angiography of Lower Extremity Runoff:  Impact of a prototype Advanced Calcium Subtraction Algorithm on Diagnostic Accuracy

  Domenico Mastrodicasa, MD
2:00 – 2:10 pm
AHA Presentation
Impact of Repeat Echocardiograms on Management Decisions in Hospitalized Patients with Decompensated Heart Failure: Early Results of a Single Center Study
Lindse Aurora, MD
2:10 – 2:25 pm
State of the Art Lecture - Hardware, Software, and Pulse Sequence Innovations to Allow Rapid, Comprehensive Pediatric Cardiovascular MRI

Joseph Yitan Cheng, PhD


2:25 – 2:35 pm
AHA Presentation:
Machine Learning for Cardiac MRI: Automated Mapping of Left Atrium and Pulmonary Veins with Human Level Performance 

 AliAsghar Mortazi
2:35 – 2:45 pm
AHA Presentation:
Detection of myocardial fibrosis by native T1 mapping in patients with chronic kidney disease: a feasibility study
Kevin Kalisz
2:45 – 2:55 pm
AHA Presentation:
Rest and stress T1-mapping and T1 reactivity in patients with and without coronary artery disease
 Marly van Assen
2:55 – 3:05 pm
Targeting the Aortic Regurgitant Jet with 2D Phase Contrast MRI in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves: Influence on Estimates of Regurgitant Fraction Versus Echocardiography  Elizabeth Tai
3:05 – 3:15 pm
Q&A  
   
3:15 – 3:30 pm        Break

Image Interpretation Panel Team Competition  
3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Team 1 Guatham Reddy, MD, MPH, FNASCI Brent Little, MD Karin Dill, MD
Team 2 Pam Woodard, MD, FNASCI Nikhil Goyal, MD Jean Jeudy, MD
Team 3 Stefan Zimmerman, MD, FNASCI Nagina Malguria, MD, Matthew Cham, MD
4:30 – 4:40 pm        Break

Poster Session  
4:40 – 5:45 pm

 

Reception  
5:45 – 7:00 pm


Monday, October 9

Breakfast Symposium 
7:00 – 8:00 am


Scientific Session 
7:00 – 8:00 am

Cardiac MRI T1 mapping at 3T Differentiates Anderson-Fabry Disease from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy  Dr. Gauri Rani Karur
Noninvasive Hematocrit Assessment Using a Point of Care Device for Cardiac MRI Extracellular Volume Fraction Quantification   Dr. Gauri Rani Karur

A Comprehensive, Contemporary Assessment of the Demographic Predictors of Significant High-Risk coronary anatomy on CT Coronary Angiography.

Jamal Nasir Khan, PhD, MD
Comparison of cardiovascular risk profile and usage of Statin between US Veterans Affairs and university medical center populations enrolled in lung cancer screening.
Ana Paula Santos Lima
Beam-Hardening at Low Kilo-Voltage Coronary CT Angiography: Artifact Reduction Using an Advanced Post-Processing Algorithm Philipp von Knebel Doeberitz

TAVR Workshop 
8:00 - 9:00 am

Adult Congenital  
10:15 – 11:55 am


10:15 – 10:30 am
Techniques for Imaging Adult Congenital Heart Disease: CT Versus MRI Karen Lyons, MB BCh BAO
10:30 – 10:45 am
What the Surgeon Needs to Know on CMR Sadaf Bhutta, MD
10:45 – 11:00 am
CMR and Clinical Outcomes in Fontan Patients Rahul Rathod, MD
11:00 – 11:15 am
Coronary Artery Anomalies Needing Intervention: Pre and Post-Op Imaging Prachi Agarwal, MD, MS, FNASCI
11:15 – 11:30 am
CT-Based FFR in Anomalous Coronary Artery Origin Dimitrios Mitsouras, PhD
11:30 – 11:45 am
Vascular Rings and Slings Mark Ferguson, MD
11:45 – 11:55 am
Q&A  
   
11:55 – 1:15 pm
Business Lunch (Members Only)
Scientific Session
1:15 – 3:00 pm
   
1:15 – 1:30 pm
Cardiac Radiology in Private Practice:  How to Run an Efficient, High Quality Practice that Keeps Your Patients, Partners, and Customers Happy Michael Morris, MD
1:30 – 1:40 pm
Scientific Session: Clinical Decision Making in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease Based on Coronary CT Angiography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve Using Deep Machine Learning Philipp von Knebel Doeberit, MD
1:40 – 1:50 pm
High-risk plaque features predict ischemia in acute chest pain: a direct comparison to on-site calculation of CT derived FFR  Yahang Tan, Phd
1:50 – 2:00 pm
Scientific Session: Comparison CT derived FFR values using two spatial-frequency selective algorithms in high temporal resolution dual-source dual-energy coronary CT angiography Yahang Tan, Phd
2:00 – 2:15 pm
Advanced MR Imaging of Myocarditis Naeem Merchant, MD
2:15 – 2:25 pm
Computation of Standard Cardiac Views from Automatically Located Landmarks in Volumetric MR Matthieu Le
2:25 – 2:35 pm
Curved-axis cardiac segmentation - volumetry and function with single breath-hold isotropic whole-heart 3D Cine Cardiac MRI at 3T  Albert Hsiao MD, PhD
2:35 – 2:45 pm
Cardiac MRI heart deformation analysis demonstrates abnormal myocardial strain in HIV+ patients with and without heart failure.   Bradley David Allen, MD
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Q&A  
   
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
Tumor Imaging
3:15 – 4:25 pm
   
3:15 – 3:30 pm
PET/CT and PET/MR of Cardiac Tumors Andrew Bowman, MD, PhD
3:30 – 3:45 pm
Imaging of Pericardial Tumors Daniel Vargas, MD
3:45 – 4:00 pm
Systemic Malignancies Involving the Heart Elizabeth Lee, MD
4:00 – 4:15 pm
MR Making the Tumor Diagnosis Susan Hobbs , MD, PhD
4:15 – 4:25 pm
Q&A  
   
4:25 – 4:45 pm Break
Craziest Cases Presentation
4:45 – 5:30 pm
   
4:45 – 4:55 pm
Case Review Daniel Vargas, MD
4:55 – 5:05 pm
Case Review Satinder Singh, MD, FNASCI
5:05 – 5:15 pm
Case Review Michael Steigner, MD
5:15 – 5:25 pm
Case Review Elsie Nguyen, MD
5:25 – 5:30 pm
Q&A  

Monday, October 9, Pediatric Program

PEDIATRIC: Congenital Cardiac Imaging Basics for the Adult Imager  
8:00 – 9:55 am


8:00 – 8:15 am
Cardiac Segmental Anatomy and Implication for Surgical Management of Cardiac Defects Gautam Singh, MD
8:15 – 8:30 am
Shunt Quantification in CMR - How I Do It Randolph Otto, MD
8:30 – 8:45 am
Role of CMR in Tetralogy of Fallot W James Parks, MD, MS, FAAP, FNASCI
8:45 – 9:00 am
Surveillance Imaging in Transposition of Great Arteries Karen Ordovas, MD, MS, FNASCI
9:00 – 9:15 am
Aortic Coarctation Sanjeev Aggarwal, MD
9:15 – 9:30 am
Fontan Procedure: Anatomy and Complications Srikant Das, MD
9:30 – 9:45 am
Normative Data for Quantitative Assessment in Pediatric Cardiac MRI S. Bruce Greenberg, MD, FNASCI
9:45 – 9:55 am
Q&A  
   
9:55 – 10:15 am        Break
PEDIATRIC: Technical Advancements in Congenital Cardiac Imaging
1:15 – 3:00 pm
   
1:15 – 1:30 pm
Fetal Cardiac MRI Mike Seed, MD
1:30 – 1:45 pm
T1, T2, T2* Mapping in Pediatric CMR Dianna Bardo, MD, FNASCI
1:45 – 2:00 pm
3D Printing: Challenges and Opportunities Mark Fogel, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAAP
2:00 – 2:15 pm
Improving Vascular Image Quality for Congenital Heart Disease
Animesh Tandon, MD, MS
2:15 – 2:30 pm
Stress Perfusion in Congenital Cardiac Imaging Lorna Brown, MD
2:30 – 2:45 pm
Go With the Flow: Role of 4D Flow Imaging Niti Agarwal, MD
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Q&A  
   
3:00 – 3:15 pm Break
PEDIATRIC: Advanced Congenital Cardiac Imaging
3:15 – 4:25 pm
   
3:15 – 3:30 pm
Strain Imaging: Concepts and Applications Sean Lang, MD
3:30 – 3:40 pm
Scientific Session: Self-Navigated Free-Breathing Radial Whole-Heart MR Angiography for the Assessment of Coronary Artery Anatomy in Congenital Heart Disease

 
Akos Varga-Szemes, MD
3:40 – 3:50 pm
Scientific Session: Utility of Doppler Echocardiography to Predict the Severity of Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Fraction in Patients with Repair Tetralogy of Fallot   Sanjeev Aggarwa, MD
3:50 – 4:00 pm
Scientific Session: Non-contrast Self-Navigated Free-breathing MR Angiography in Children with Suspected Coronary Anomalies: Diagnostic Accuracy Compared to CT Angiography Reference
  Domenico Mastrodicasa, MD
4:00 – 4:15 pm
Emergent Cardiac CT in Pediatric Patients Prakash Masand, MD
4:15 – 4:25 pm
Q&A  
   
4:25 – 4:45 pm Break
PEDIATRIC: Case-Based Review
4:45 – 5:30 pm
   
4:45 – 4:55 pm
Case Review Juan Carlos Muniz, MD
4:55 – 5:05 pm
Case Review Siddharth Jadhav, MD
5:05 – 5:15 pm
Case Review Uyen Truong, Md
5:15 – 5:25 pm
Case Review Sean Lang, MD
5:25 – 5:30 pm
Q&A  

Tuesday, October 10

Roundtable 
7:00 – 8:00 am

Artificial Intelligence Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD

Scientific Session 
7:00 – 8:00 am

Poor Contrast Opacification of the False Lumen is Associated with Increased Risk of Rupture in Patients with Acute Type A Aortic Dissection and Delayed Surgical Repair  Dr. Aws Hamid
Aortic Arch Tortuosity and Length are Increased in Bicuspid Aortic Valve  Dr. Bader Aldeen Alhafez
Application of dual energy CT in cardiothoracic imaging: What radiologists need to know.  Dr. Saman Panahipour
Hepatosteatosis is a strong predictor of coronary artery calcification and severe coronary artery plaque disease on Cardiac CT  Dr. Jamal Nasir Khan

 

Vascular Session Including Pre-op and Post-op Imaging 
8:00 – 10:10 am


8:00 – 8:15 am
Multimodality Endoleak Assessment Including CTA, MRA, and Contrast-Ultrasound Sasan Partovi, MD
8:15 – 8:30 am
Congenital Aortopathies (Loeys-Dietz, ACTA 2 Mutation, Marfan, etc) Cristina Fuss, MD
8:30 – 8:45 am
Imaging of the Pulmonary Veins- Pre and Post Procedure Benoit Desjardins, MD, PhD
8:45 – 9:00 am
Functional Imaging of Aortic Coarctation Phillip Young, MD
9:00 – 9:15 am
CTA for Peripheral Arterial Disease Richard Hallett, MD
9:15 – 9:30 am
Acute Aortic Syndromes Joao Inacio, MD
9:30 – 9:45 am
Tips and Tricks for State of the Art MRA in 2017 Mayil Krishnam, MD, MBA
9:45 – 10:00 am
HeRo Catheters: Utility of Preprocedural CT Imaging Susan Hobbs, MD, PhD
10:00 – 10:10 am
Q&A  
   
10:10 – 10:30 am        Break

STR/NASCI Infection/Inflammation  
10:30 – 12:10 pm


10:30 – 10:45 am
Thoracic Mycotic Aneurysms Carlos Restrepo, MD
10:45 – 11:00 am
Cardiothoracic Eosinophilic Disease Dharshan Vummidi, MRCP, FRCR
11:00 – 11:15 am
Imaging of Sarcoidosis with Emphasis on PET CT and PET MRI Kavitha Yaddanapudi, MD
11:15 – 11:30 am
Cardiovascular Manifestations of HIV Prabhakar Rajiah, MBBS, MD, FRCR
11:30 – 11:45 am
Case Based Review of Vasculitis Diana Litmanovich, MD
11:45 – 12:00 noon
Cardiothoracic Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disease Carole Dennie, MD, FRCP(C)
12:00 pm – 12:10 pm
Q&A  
   
12:10 – 1:15 pm        Lunch

Cardiomyopathy 
1:15 – 2:40 pm


1:15 – 1:30 pm
Myocardial Strain Imaging in Cardiac Diseases and Cardiomyopathies Tarun Pandey, MD, FRCR
1:30 – 1:45 pm
HOCM: Insights from Rad-Path Jacobo Kirsch, MD, FNASCI
1:45 – 2:00 pm
Abnormalities and Anatomic Variance of the Papillary Muscles in Cardiomyopathy: What the Imager Should Know Rachael Edwards, MD
2:00 – 2:15 pm
T1 Mapping in Myocardial Iron Overload  Elsie Nguyen, MD
2:15 – 2:30 pm
Cancer Treatment Related Cardiomyopathy (Chemo and/or Radiotherapy) Greg Gladish, MD
2:30 – 2:40 pm
Q&A  
   
2:40 – 2:50 pm        Break

Non-CT/MR - What Does the Radioligist Need to Know?  
2:50 – 4:00 pm


2:50 – 3:05 pm
Echo Elsie Nguyen, MD
3:05 – 3:20 pm
Nuclear Cardiac Imaging – What Every Radiologist Should Know Niti Aggarwal, MD
3:20 – 3:35 pm
Cardiac Catheterization Basics - What Radiologists Need to Know Nikhil Goyal, MD
3:35 – 3:55 pm
Meeting Wrap-Up Diana Litmanovich, MD
3:55 – 4:00 pm
Q&A  
4:00 pm
Adjourn  

Special Events


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
5:10 pm: Welcome Reception


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

6:30 - 8:00 am: Breakfast Program Sponsored by Heartflow
The Expanding Roles of Coronary CTA and FFRCT
Space is Limited RSVP Now!

8:10 – 8:40 am: Keynote Speaker, Julio Palmaz, MD, FAHA, FSIR, FAIMBE  
The Promise of High-Tech in Cardiovascular Devices Julio Palmaz, MD, FAHA, FSIR, FAIMBE Read More

1:15 - 3:15 pm: American Heart Association Research Finalist 

3:30 4:30 pm: Image Interpretation Panel Team Competition   

4:40 - 5:45 pmPoster Session   

5:45 – 7:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception   
Discuss the lectures of the day while enjoying delicious wine and cheese.

7:00 pm: Alamo Gala 
Join NASCI leadership at the historic Alamo. Enjoy appetizers and dinner, while we toast the 2017 Gold Medal winner and Research Award, recipients! 
To Purchase a ticket, please call 800-373-2204.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9
 6:30 - 8:00 am: Siemens Breakfast Symposium 
RSVP NOW!
Advanced Cardiac CT: Novel technologies on the dual source platform
Image quality challenges for Cardiac CT/CTA with its expanding role in prosthetic valves and coronary artery imaging


8:00 - 10:00 am: TAVR Workshop 
RSVP Required
Experience the ACR Education Center at NASCI: Optimizing your TAVR Worfkflow, A Practical Hands on session The ACR
Education Center, in partnership with NASCI, is offering a sample to the state of the art workflow used in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. This hands on session will demonstrate key tips imaging to use when evaluating pre and postoperative patients who are potential candidates for treatment. Led by Drs. Stefan Zimmerman and Amar Shah, participants will gain experience in a hands on session showing how post processing software can be leveraged to improve device selection and patient outcomes while improving efficiency

Throughout the day: Pediatric Program
Sessions discussing: technical advancements, congenital cardiac imaging, and case-based reviews. Learn More

4:45 – 5:30 pm Craziest Cases Presentation


Scientific Session will be held Sunday- Tuesday at 7:00 am


 




Meeting Highlights

 Image Interpretation Panel 
 Opportunity to Earn Certificate for Documenting Cases
• Opportunity for Small Group Discussions with Experts 
• More Than 25 Hours of Lecture Time 
• Pediatric Focused Sessions 
• Cutting Edge Technology and Scientific Poster Sessions 
• Network with Experts & Peers 
FREE SA-CME
Online recording of the full course available to full meeting registrants for an opportunity to earn SA-CME.

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