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Abstracts

Young Investigator Competition

  • Comparative Effectiveness of PET and SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Predicting Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events After Renal Transplant
  • Integration of Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring from CT Attenuation Scans by Machine Learning Improves Prediction of Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients Undergoing SPECT/CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Noninvasive Assessment of the Pathophysiological Mechanisms of INOCA with CZT-SPECT
  • Parametric Imaging of Myocardial Blood Flow with Rb-82 PET
  • Failed Dietary Preparation in Cardiac PET Inflammation Studies: The Role of Beta-hydroxybutyrate
  • Automated Nonlinear Registration of Coronary PET to CT Angiography Using Pseudo-CT Generated from PET with Generative Adversarial Networks

Advanced

Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac Imaging

  • Machine Learning for SPECT, PET, and Hybrid Imaging
  • Equity and Fairness in Artificial Intelligence Applied to Cardiac Imaging Task-Based Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence
  • Based Medical Imaging Methods in Nuclear Cardiology
  • Artificial Intelligence in Cardiac CT, CMR, and Echocardiography
  • Discussion

Advanced

New Tracers and Approaches in Imaging Cardiovascular Disease

  • Novel PET Tracers for Myocardial Perfusion
  • Novel Tracers for Heart Failure Imaging
  • New Approaches to Imaging Fibrosis and Myocardial Remodeling
  • Novel Approaches for Peripheral Vascular Disease Imaging
  • Discussion

Advanced

New Technologies in SPECT and PET and Potential Cardiovascular Applications

  • 360° 3D CZT SPECT
  • Exploring Total-body P ET
  • Digital PET
  • PET/MR
  • Discussion

Cases with the Aces

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rush University Medical Center Cases
  • Cook County Health Cases
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Cases
  • University of Michigan Cases
  • Yale University Cases
  • Brigham & Women’s Hospital Cases
  • MidAmerica Heart Institute Cases
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center Cases
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cases
  • Ottawa Heart Institute Cases
  • University of Rochester Medical Center Cases

Multimodality Imaging

Multimodality Imaging in Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy

  • Case Presentation: Reverse Perfusion Pattern in Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy True Ischemia Versus Artifact
  • Case Presentation: Unusual Pulmonary Findings on a Cardiac PET-CT Scan

Multimodality Imaging

What’s That Burning Bright? – Multimodality Imaging in Cardiac Device Infection

  • Case Presentation: LVAD Infection With Outflow Cannula Dehiscence And Pseudoaneurysm Formation
  • Case Presentation: BIUX2X2

Multimodality Imaging

Multimodality Screening For Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy: Where Are We In 2022?

  • Case Presentation: Role of 13N-NH3 Cardiac PET in a Heart Transplant Recipient Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery (Case from the Community)

Patient First Imaging

Key Concepts of SPECT MPI – Optimizing Your Nuclear Lab for Patient First Imaging

  • Case Presentation: Determining Risk in a Case of Stable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Optimizing Your SPECT MPI Imaging Protocol to Achieve the Best Quality Study and Improve Accuracy
  • Appropriate Use Criteria for Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Where are We in 2022?
  • Radiation Reduction Strategies for SPECT MPI Imaging- How Low Should We Go?
  • Discussion

Patient First Imaging

Patient Focused Assessment of Cardiac Sarcoidosis- From the Office Visit to the Image and Beyond

  • Video of Interview Between Patient in the Office and the Physician Reviewing Patient Preparation and Dietary Instructions Prior to Cardiac PET for Diagnosis of Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Importance of Appropriate Patient Preparation Prior to Cardiac PET in Patients Suspected to have Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Determining the Appropriate Imaging Strategy in Diagnosing and Managing Cardiac Sarcoidosis: When is Cardiac PET Appropriate Relative to Cardiac MRI?
  • How to Accurately Interpret and Report Cardiac PET for Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Review of Initial Patient Video: Interpretation and Reporting of Cardiac PET Case
  • Discussion

Patient First Imaging

Nuclear Cardiology in the Patient Focused Assessment of Acute Chest Pain

  • Video of Interview Between Underrepresented Ethnic Patient and Physician in the Emergency Department
  • Assessment of Acute Chest Pain Patient with an Established History of CAD
  • Assessment of Acute Chest Pain Patient with No History of CAD
  • The Role of Nuclear Cardiology in the Age of High Sensitivity Troponin
  • Review of Initial Patient Video Presented, Decision Made and the Outcome
  • Discussion

Patient First Imaging

Nuclear Cardiology in the Patient Focused Assessment of Stable Chest Pain

  • Video of Interview Between a Patient from an Underrepresented Population and Physician in Office Setting
  • Assessment of Stable Chest Pain Patient with No History of CAD
  • Assessment of Stable Chest Pain Patient with an Established History of CAD
  • Assessment of Stable Chest Pain in a Female Patient with Suspected INOCA
  • Review of Initial Patient Video Presented, Decision Made and the Outcome
  • Discussion

PET

Hiding in Plain Sight: PET Evidence in the Chest Pain Guidelines

  • Overview of Cardiac PET in the Chest Pain Guidelines: Opportunities to Show Off the Evidence
  • Evidence for Accuracy of Cardiac PET and its Use in Determining Prognosis
  • Evidence for Using the Unique Features of Cardiac PET: Beyond Relative Perfusion
  • Filling in the Evidence Gaps: What Clinical Trials are Needed for Cardiac PET?
  • Panel Discussion

PET

Radionuclide Imaging of Infective Endocarditis in 2022

  • F-18 FDG PET/CT: A New Tool to Image Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis
  • F-18 FDG PET/CT: A New Tool to Image CIED/LVAD Infective Endocarditis
  • Complementary Role of WBC SPECT Scan in Suspected Endocarditis
  • Discussion of ASNC Diagnostic Criteria and Management Recommendations
  • FDG-PET for Confirming Suspected Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis.
  • Panel Discussion

PET

Know Your Flow: Understanding Myocardial Blood Flow

  • From Cart to Myocardium: Understanding Tracer Characteristics and Principles of Blood Flow Measurement
  • What do I do with Curves and Numbers: Recognizing Artifacts and Troubleshooting
  • What do I do with these Curves and Numbers: A Case-by-Case Approach to Incorporating Blood Flow in Routine Clinical Practice
  • Discussion

Plenary

Verani Lecture and Presidents’ Address

  • ASNC/JNC Award Presentations
  • ASNC2022 Program Chair Welcome
  • ASNC2022 President’s Address
  • President-elect’s Address
  • Potential Late Breaking Clinical Trial
  • Verani Lecture: Molecular Imaging of Cardiac Amyloidosis: From Unraveling Pathophysiology to Transforming Patient Care

Plenary

Wanted Alive, not Dead: Assessment of Myocardial Viability

  • Case presentation: Patient With LV Dysfunction and CTO
  • What Do I Need to Know Before I Open a CTO: Noninvasive Imaging Prior to PCI
  • Necessary but Not Sufficient: Echocardiography Before Revascularization
  • MRI Needed or Niche?
  • PET/MRI: Quo Vadis?
  • Discussion and Debate: What Was Really Done for this Patient

Plenary

Chest Pain: Choices, Choices….When Anatomy is not Destiny!

  • Case presentation: 63-year-old Female Patient with New Onset Chest Discomfort in the Emergency Department
  • Initial Assessment in the Emergency Department: ECG and Enzymes, Is that all?
  • Echocardiography: Advantages and Disadvantages of the Swiss Army Knife
  • CT: How Far can Anatomy Take Us?
  • Cardiac MRI: the Elegant Technique, Does it Fit in the Emergency Department?
  • MPI: New Lessons from an Established Modality
  • Advantages of Deferred Testing in Selected Populations
  • Discussion and Debate: What was Really Done for this Patient?

Plenary

Amyloid Heart Disease: An Evolution in Disease Understanding and Treatment

  • Case presentation: 58-year-old Male with Atrial Fibrillation but Gene Positive for ATTR
  • Work up and Evaluation
  • Imaging for Monitoring
  • Role of SPECT and PET for Quantification Beyond HCL
  • Electrophysiological Manifestation of Disease
  • New Tracers, How Close are we in PET?
  • Discussion and Debate: What was Really Done for this Patient?

Special

Nuclear Cardiology Foundations and Application: A Case-Based Morning with the Board Prep Faculty

  • Introduction
  • Amyloidosis Cases with the Expert
  • Case-based Application of Nuclear Cardiology Foundations: Part 1
  • Case-based Application of Nuclear Cardiology Foundations: Part 2
  • 2022 Chest Pain Guidelines & Patient-Centered Imaging: A Deep Dive
  • Recertification Pilot Case | Inteleos CBNC

Special

Technological Advances and Innovation in Nuclear Cardiology: Disease Focused Integrated Imaging

Still being finalized

Special

Hybrid Imaging Symposium: Part 1 (pre-recorded)

  • Why Hybrid Imaging?
  • Technical Considerations for Hybrid Imaging
  • How to Transition from Dedicated Imaging to Hybrid Imaging: Training Considerations
  • Incidental CT Findings You Should Recognize
  • Discussion

Special

Hybrid Imaging Symposium: Part 2

Review of Cases

Panel Discussion

Special

Advancing Health Equity

Keynote: Disparities and the Role of Social Determinants in Cardiovascular Diseases

Patient Interviews

Special

Quality Metrics

  • Quality Metrics for SPECT MPI
  • Appropriate Use Criteria Axis
  • Consent and Patient Experience Axis
  • Instrumentation Axis
  • Processing Axis
  • Protocols Axis
  • Radiation Axis
  • Interpretation Axis
  • Reporting Axis
  • Discussion and Q&A

Special

Jeopardy

  • Team 1: ASNC Past Presidents 
  • Team 2: ASNC Board of Directors
  • Team 3: ASNC2022 Program Committee

Special

All About Flow Symposium

  • Case Presentation: Go with the flow 
  • Coronary Physiology and MBF/MFR Relationships
  • PET MBF as the Gold Standard
  • SPECT MBF as ‘Good Enough
  • Selection of Patients for MBF
  • Discussion

Special

Women, Heart Disease, and Imaging: A Case-based Session

  • Contemporary Approaches to Nuclear Imaging in Women
  • Complementary Role of Coronary Anatomy
  • Quantification of Blood Flow and Flow Reserve by PET and MRI
  • Clinical Cases
  • Panel Discussion

Technology & Techniques

Radionuclide Imaging of Cardiac Amyloidosis

  • How to Perform Cardiac Amyloidosis Studies with Bone Tracers
  • New Cardiac Amyloidosis Radiotracers
  • Perils and Pitfalls in Amyloidosis Imaging
  • Discussion

Technology & Techniques

  • How to Perform Myocardial Sarcoidosis PET/CT studies
  • Perils and Pitfalls of Sarcoidosis Imaging
  • Quantitative and qualitative image analysis and Case Reviews

Technology & Techniques

Hybrid Imaging (Live-virtual only)

  • CT Technology and Techniques
  • Attenuation Correction, Fusion, and Localization
  • Calcium Scoring
  • Perils and Pitfalls of Hybrid Imaging

Technology & Techniques

Refresher on Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (Live-virtual only)

  • Tc99m SPECT and SPECT-CT MPI Protocols
  • Rb82 PET and PET-CT MPI Protocols
  • How to Achieve Quality in MPI Studies
  • Clinical Case Reviews

Technology & Techniques

Advances in Nuclear Medicine Cardiology (live-virtual only)

  • Myocardial Perfusion PET With 18F-labeled Tracers
  • Myocardial Blood Flow PET and SPECT
  • Discussion

Technology & Techniques

Refresher on Infrequently Performed Studies (Live-virtual only)

  • Cardiac Infection Imaging
  • Myocardial Viability Imaging
  • Equilibrium Radionuclide Angiogram
  • Cardiovascular Right-to-Left Shunting Imaging
TrackSession NumberSession Title
Abstracts015ePoster Session 1: Beyond Perfusion
Abstracts112ePoster Session 2: Myocardial Perfusion and Function Imaging
Abstracts125Young Investigators Competition
Abstracts207Best Clinical Research Abstracts
Abstracts212ePoster Session 3: New Technologies and Multimodality Imaging
Advanced115Applying Artificial Intelligence to Provide Precision Medicine
Advanced122Advances in SPECT Hardware and Instrumentation
Advanced205Advanced Clinical Applications in Molecular and Nuclear Cardiology: Moving Beyond the Coronaries
Advanced215Emerging Radiotracers: Precision Imaging of the Future
Cases with the AcesCA01Cleveland Clinic: PET MPI and Metabolic PET
Cases with the AcesCA02Cedars Sinai: SPECT (MPI and PYP) and PET MPI
Cases with the AcesCA03Mayo Clinic: Tale of the Two Rochesters – Sarcoid and Amyloid
Cases with the AcesCA04Univ. of Rochester: Tale of the Two Rochesters – Sarcoid and Amyloid
Cases with the AcesCA05Brown University: Everyday Cases from a Busy Lab
Cases with the AcesCA06Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel: Everyday Cases from a Busy Lab
Cases with the AcesCA07University of Ottawa Heart Institute: Metabolic PET (Viability, CS, Infection, Vasculitis) and PET MPI 
Cases with the AcesCA08MidAmerica Heart Institute: PET MPI and MBF 
Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist105Beyond the Test Results – Providing Patient Centered Care in the Era of Precision Medicine
Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist116Optimizing Your Nuclear Lab in 2021 and Beyond
Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist206Practical Day to Day Dilemmas in the Nuclear Lab
Image-based Case Management106Amyloid: Black, White or Grayscale
Image-based Case Management120FDG PET Biomarkers: Inflammed, Dead or Somewhere in Between
Image-based Case Management221Evaluation of Chest Pain; Real World Considerations
Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging117Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow: A Joint Session with SCMR
Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging121Infection Imaging: A Joint Session with EANM
Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging216Chest Pain Imaging in 2021: Focus on the New Guidelines
PET107Overcoming the Obstacles to Starting a Cardiac PET Program
PET217Advances in PET Technology
PET222Cardiac PET in Practice: Clinical Solutions for Complex Disease
Plenary101Presidents’ Session and Mario Verani Lecture
Plenary110A Precision Approach to Cardiac Amyloidosis
Plenary201Making Diversity Personal
Plenary209Precision Imaging in Ischemic Heart Disease
Plenary210 Precision Imaging in Ischemic Heart Disease
Social MediaSM01Show me how to #SoMe: How to Harness the Power of #CardioTwitter at Every Stage of Your Career
Social MediaSM02Cardiac Care Post COVID: The New Normal
Special001Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Novel Developments in Probes
Special002Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Novel Developments in Instrumentation and Imaging Technologies
Special003Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Obtaining Grants and Study Sections
Special004Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Perspective from NIH and AGA on Funding Priorities
Special220The CT Side of Hybrid Imaging: What You Need to Know
Special225Impact of Imaging Trials for Coronary Artery Disease: Now and in the Future
Technology & TechniquesT-101Protocols and Reporting
Technology & TechniquesT-102Exercise Stress Testing
Technology & TechniquesT-103Sarcoidosis
Technology & TechniquesT-104Special Circumstances
Topic 
Welcome Introduction 
Physics for the Boards 
Production and Management of Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals  
The Basics of Radiation Safety 
Instrumentation (SPECT and PET) 
Technical Aspects of Acquisition and Processing 
Stress Testing, Image Interpretation, 
and Protocols 
Patient-Centered Imaging and Appropriate Use  
Focused Topic: SPECT Viability: Protocols, Case Review 
Risk Stratification SPECT 
Cases with the Expert, SPECT 
Radionuclide Ventricular Function Imaging: Basic Lab Techniques, Acquisition, and Interpretation 
Gated SPECT 
Artifact Recognition 
Instrumentation Quality Control 
Cardiac PET: Basics of Perfusion, Viability, and Sarcoidosis 
Cases with the Expert, PET 
Focused Topic: 99mTc PYP Imaging for Cardiac TTR Amyloidosis, Key Points, and Case Review 
Focused Topic: Nuclear Integration in Multimodality Imaging 
Welcome & Opening Remarks Day 1 
Exam 1, Answer Review 
Exam 2, Answer Review 
Cases with the Expert, SPECT 
Adjourn for the day 
Brief Intro Day 2 
Exam 3, Answer Review 
Exam 4, Answer Review  
Cases with the Expert, PET 
Q&A Townhall to address SMS & Chat Questions 
Closing remarks & adjourn 

Board Prep 2021 OnDemand Content

Session Number Title

NCBR01 ASNC 2021 Board Prep Welcome Introduction

NCBR02 Session I: Physics, Instrumentation, & Radionuclides, Radiation Safety

NCBR03 Session II: Test Selection, Stress and Nuclear Protocols, and Acquisition

NCBR04 Session III: Lab Techniques, Gated SPECT, Artifact Recognition, Instrutment QC

NCBR05 Session IV: Cardiac PET, Perfusion, Viability; Cases with Experts PET; Radionuclide Angiocardiography; Cardiac Amyloidosis; Multimodality Imaging

NCBR06 Live, Virtual Meeting Day 1: Welcome intro, Exams 1 and 2 Review, Cases with the Expert, SPECT

NCBR07 Live, Virtual Meeting Day 2: Exams 3 and 4 Review, Cases with the Expert, PET; Town hall Q&A

Session Number 

Title 

NCBR01 

ASNC 2020 Board Prep Welcome Introduction 

NCBR02 

Topic I: Physics & Radionuclides 

NCBR03 

Topic II: Acquisition, Stress Testing, SPECT Viability 

NCBR04 

Topic III: Lab Techniques, Gated SPECT, Artifact Recognition, Instructment QC 

NCBR05 

Topic IV: Cardiac PET, Perfusion, Viability, Cases with Experts PET, Interpretation 

NCBR06 

Live, Virtual Meeting Day 1: Welcome intro, Exams 1 and 2 Review, Cases with the Expert, SPECT 

NCBR07 

Live, Virtual Meeting Day 2: Exams 3 and 4 Review, Cases with the Expert, PET; Town hall Q&A 

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