ASNC Participates in ALASBIMN in Chile

More than 430 attendees from Latin America and Spain attended the XXVI Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Biología y Medicina Nuclear (ALASBIMN) meeting, where ASNC presented the awards for the top nuclear cardiology abstracts:
  • Top prize: “Absolute Quantification of the Perfusion Defect in Stress Myocardial SPECT/CT imaging,” by M. Namías, F. Funes, A. Palau San Pedro and R. Agüero, of Fundación Centro Diagnóstico Nuclear, Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, GEDRE Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, Buenos Aires  
  • Second place: “Factors Associated with Autonomic and Peripheral Neuropathy and Myocardial Ischemia in Diabetes Mellitus 2 Patients, Cardiovascular Asymptomatic, Studied with Exercise Myocardial SPECT. IAEA CRP CHI 13636,” by L. Alarcón, T. Massardo, V. Araya, H. Prat, A. Pino I. Berrocal, R. Jaimovich, F. Cordero, R. Fernández, E. Herrera, J. Carmona and A. Castro, of Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • Third place: “Calcium Score Level and Presence of Moderate or Severe Myocardial Ischemia: A Test of Accuracy,” by L. Vieira De Carvalho, M. DG. Da Silva and J.R. Gomes De Souza, of Medicina Nuclear Clínica Radiológica Dr. Wanderley, Campina Grande, Brazil
ASNC's representative, Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC, was among 86 invited faculty who traveled from around the globe to attend the conference in Santiago de Chile.
Learn more about the conference.