Archive October 2023
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PUBLICATION ALERT: AURORA Trial Published: Key Step Toward Expanded Use of Cardiac PETpublished Oct. 9, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The authors, led by Jamshid Maddahi, MD, FASNC, reported that PET imaging with flurpiridaz significantly exceeded prespecified threshold criteria for detection of CAD and was superior to Tc-labeled SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging for detection of CAD in the overall population and in women and obese patients.
ASNC President Announces Advocacy Win: Evicore Expands Coverage of PET Myocardial Blood Flow
"As of now, Evicore no longer considers myocardial blood flow experimental," Dr. Al-Mallah announced. "This is an important success for ASNC and, more importantly, for patient care."