The 2017 NASCI Annual Course offered a variety of engaging session formats such as roundtables, abstract presentations, and case-based reviews. The meeting provided attendees expert insight and perspectives on protocols, clinical research, and hot topics in the Cardiovascular Imaging field.

Save The Date for 2018! 
September 22-25, 2018
Charleston Marriott
Charleston, SC

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Dear Attendees

On behalf of NASCI, thank you for attending the 45th Annual meeting in San Antonio, TX. We appreciate you taking time from your busy schedule to join us.  It is not lost on us that you have many educational activities to consider and we are pleased you chose NASCI.  We hope that you found the conference informative and worthwhile. Visit our website to view photos and the meeting's awardees.

Please join us next year in Charleston, SC from September 22-25, 2018 at the Charleston Marriott. We will be updating our website with updates. You may also sign up here to receive meeting emails or Add Event To Your Calendar

Our Program Committee is seeking feedback to make year’s conference even better, please take a few minutes to share your thoughts and ideas by filling out the meeting survey. We thank you in advance and look forward to making our future conferences and events even more of a success with your suggestions.

Don't forget to claim your CME before the hard deadline of January 5, 2018.

Thank you again for being part of this quality educational conference.  We look forward to seeing you at NASCI 2018


2017 Gold Medal Awardee 
Robert M Steiner, MD, FACR, FNASCI

2017 New Board Member
Greg Kicska, MD, PD.D., FNASCI

New 2017 Fellows

Carole Dennie , MD, FRCP(C), FNASCI

Karin Dill, MD, FNASCI

Mark Fogel MD, FNASCI

Diana Litmanovich MD, FNASCI

Rising Star Winners
Dr. Bradly Allen, MD
Northwestern University

Dr. Akos Varga-Szemes, MD, PhD 
Medical University of South Carolina

Research Winners

AHA Winners:
Rest and stress T1-mapping and T1 reactivity in patients with and without coronary artery disease
Marly van Assen, MD
University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen/ Medical University of South Carolina

Coronary CT Angiography-Derived Fractional Flow Reserve Based on Machine Learning for Risk-Stratification of Non-Culprit Lesions in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome 
Taylor Duguay, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Dual-Energy CT Angiography of Lower Extremity Runoff:  Impact of a prototype Advanced Calcium Subtraction Algorithm on Diagnostic Accuracy
Domenico Mastrodicasa, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Poster  Winners:

Tube Voltage Adapted Contrast Media Injection Protocols for Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography:  Impact on Radiation and Contrast Dose; 
Philipp von Knebel Doeberitz, MD
Medical University of South Carolina

Cardiovascular MRI in Thoracic Aortopathy - A Focused Review of Recent Literature Update
Bradley David Allen, MD
Northwestern University

Utility of T1 mapping in Identifying Lipomatous Metaplasia in Ischemic and Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathies; 
Krishna Kapoor
UT Austin

Multimodality Imaging of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH): pearls, pitfalls, and mimics
Courtney Chen
University of California San Diego Medical Center