NASCI Curriculum

Valvular disease

General Articles/Presentations
A.  Aortic stenosis
  1. Valvular stenosis

 Case in Point

Stenotic Situation
A. Makaryus, MD
Case in Point
Don't Stop at Two
J. Purvis, V. Kennedy, A. McNeill
  2. Subvalvular stenosis
  3. Supravalvular stenosis
a) William's syndrome
  • Williams syndrome
    Reviewed by: Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD and David Zieve, MD, MHA
    PubMed Health
B. Aortic insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation: Assessment with 64-Section CT
    Hatem Alkadhi, Lotus Desbiolles, Lars Husmann, Andre Plass, Sebastian Leschka, Hans Scheffel, Robert Vachenauer, Tiziano Schepis, Oliver Gaemperli, Thomas G. Flohr, Michele Genoni, Borut Marincek, Rolf Jenni, Philipp A. Kaufmann, and Thomas Frauenfelder
    Radiology October 2007 245:1 111-121; Published online August 23, 2007, doi:10.1148/radiol.2451061523
C. Mitral stenosis/Mitral insufficiency

Case in Point

Immovable Half
B. Paul, A. Minocha

  • Cardiac MRI: The Basics
    Patrick T. Norton, M.D., Nicholas C. Nacey, M.D., Dominique B. Caovan, M.D., Spencer B. Gay, M.D., Christopher M. Kramer, M.D., Bryan S. Jeun, M.D.
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of Radiology                    
  • CT and MR Imaging of the Mitral Valve: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation (Abstract)
    Michael F. Morris, Joseph J. Maleszewski, Rakesh M. Suri, Harold M. Burkhart, Thomas A. Foley, Crystal R. Bonnichsen, Nandan S. Anavekar, Phillip M. Young, Eric E. Williamson, James F. Glockner, and Philip A. Araoz
    Radiographics October 2010 30:1603-1620; doi:10.1148/rg.306105518
1. Parachute mitral valve

Case in Point
Don't Stop at Two
J. Purvis, V. Kennedy, A. McNeill

D. Tricuspid stenosis/tricuspid regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease (Abstract)
    Pravin M. Shah, MD, MACC, Aidan A. Raney, MD, FACC
    Current Problems in Cardiology Volume 33, Issue 2, February 2008, Pages 47–84
 E. Pulmonic valve assessment
 1. CT and MR imaging of the pulmonary valve.
Farhood Saremi, Atul Gera, S. Yen Ho, Ziyad M. Hijazi, and Damián Sánchez-Quintana. RadioGraphics 2014 34:1, 51-71
E. Miscellaneous
1. Degenerative calcification
    a) Calcified aortic stenosis
    b) Mitral annular calcification

 c) Caseous calcification of mitral annulus.



  2. Myxomatous degeneration
  3. Carcinoid syndrome
  4. Infective endocarditis
  • Infective Endocarditis: The European Viewpoint (Abstract)
    Pilar Tornos, MD, FESC, Teresa Gonzalez-Alujas, MD, Frank Thuny, MD, Gilbert Habib, MD, FESC
    Current Problems in Cardiology Volume 36, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 175–222
  5. Rheumatic heart disease
  • Rheumatic heart disease (Abstract)
    Eloi Marijon MD, Mariana Mirabel MD, Prof David S Celermajer PhD, Prof Xavier Jouven PhD
    The Lancet, Volume 379, Issue 9819, Pages 953 - 964, 10 March 2012 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61171-9
F. Therapeutic and interventional options