NASCI Curriculum

Miscellaneous

A. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD)
 B. Coronary artery/sinus of Valsalva aneurysm and fistula

Coronary Anomalies
Shawn D. Teague, MD

Case in Point
Congenital Rock and a Hard Place
E. Dandes, BS; J. Kirsch, MD; G. Novaro, MD; M. Shen, MD; E. Savage, MD
 C. Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Case in Point
Under Pressure
N. Ito, MD, PhD; I. Tsujino, MD, PhD; M. Nishimura, MD, PhD
 D. Pulmonary embolism
  • Acute Pulmonary Embolism
    Giancarlo Agnelli, M.D., and Cecilia Becattini, M.D., Ph.D.
    N Engl J Med 2010; 363:266-274 July 15, 2010
 E. Cardiac transplantation
F. Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD)
G. Pacemakers
  • Medical Devices of the Chest
    Tim B. Hunter, Mihra S. Taljanovic, Pei H. Tsau, William G. Berger, and James R. Standen 
    Radiographics November 2004 24:1725-1746; doi:10.1148/rg.246045031
  • Cardiac Pacing
    Fred M. Kusumoto, MD and Nora Goldchlager, MD
    N Engl J Med 1996: 334: 89-99  January 11, 1996
H. RF ablation for atrial fibrillation
 I. Ventricular assist device
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device and Drug Therapy for the Reversal of Heart Failure
    Emma J. Birks, M.R.C.P., Ph.D., Patrick D. Tansley, F.R.C.S., James Hardy, M.B., B.S., B.Sc., Robert S. George, M.R.C.S., B.Sc., Christopher T. Bowles, Ph.D., Margaret Burke, F.R.C.Path., Nicholas R. Banner, F.R.C.P., Asghar Khaghani, F.R.C.S., and Magdi H. Yacoub, F.R.S.
    N Engl J Med 2006; 355:1873-1884 November 2, 2006