Cardiac Amyloidosis

Cardiac Amyloidosis

ASNC is the premier source for education and quality in the rapidly expanding area of cardiac amyloidosis. Through its initiatives and partnerships, ASNC is supporting a collaborative approach to awareness, early diagnosis and effective treatments that will save lives and improve quality of life for patients with CA.

ASNC is uniquely qualified to provide education, information and advocacy that ensures appropriate referrals for Tc-99m PYP imaging; supports high-quality testing, interpretation and reporting of Tc-99m PYP imaging by imagers; and encourages fair reimbursement of Tc-99m PYP services and approval of CA treatment agents.

Access the latest educational resources and activities incuding our new app and share with your colleagues!




Upcoming Webinars



Register Now - Challenging Cases in Imaging Cardiac Amyloidosis: Read with the Experts


Date: April 20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (Central European 
SummerTime)

Free Registration

Program Agenda:
Multi-modality imaging in cardiac amyloidosis: which diagnostic path? 
New approaches for detecting cardiac amyloidosis with nuclear imaging 
Clinical Cases
Questions and Answers

Chair: Prof. Dr. Christoph Rischpler
Department of Nuclear Medicine
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen
Germany

Presenters
Oliver Lairez, MD
Cardiac Imaging Center
University hospital of Toulouse, Toulouse, France.

Alessia Gimelli, MD
Head Nuclear Cardiology Unit
Fondazione CNR/Regione Toscana "Gabriele Monasterio"
Pisa, Italy

Prof. Fabien Hyafil
Director of Nuclear Cardiology, Head of Nuclear Medicine Department
European Hospital Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France. 

Amelia Jimenez-Heffernan MD, PhD, FEBNM, FASNC
Head of Nuclear Medicine Department
Hospital Juan Ramón Jiménez 
Huelva, SPAIN

NO CE/CME is included in this program.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
Pfizer Inc. supported this session with an unrestricted educational grant.

On-demand coming soon! - Fundamentals in Imaging Cardiac Amyloidosis: Read with the Experts Webinar

Date: April 13
Time: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Central European Summer Time)
Free Registration


Program Agenda:
Introduction to Cardiac Amyloidosis
Bone scan procedurals in cardiac amyloidosis  
Clinical cases
Questions and Answers

Chair: Prof. Fabien Hyafil
Director of Nuclear Cardiology, Head of Nuclear Medicine Department
European Hospital Georges-Pompidou, Paris, France. 

Presenters
Professor Marianna Fontana| MD, PhD
Professor of Cardiology|Hon. Consultant Cardiologist
UCL Cardiac CMR service  |University College London (Royal Free Campus)
National Amyloidosis Centre |University College London (Royal Free Campus)
London, England


Riemer H. J. A.  Slart MD, PhD | Nuclear Medicine Physician
Professor in Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging
Medical Imaging Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen
GRONINGEN, The Netherlands
 
Dr. Maria Papathanasiou
Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
Heart Failure Unit
West German Heart and Vascular Center
University Hospital Essen
Germany

Prof. Dr. Christoph Rischpler
Department of Nuclear Medicine
University Hospital Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen
Germany

 Dr. Christoph Rischlper and Dr. Maria Papathanasiou Cases Presentation 

Dr. Marianna Fontana -Introduction to Cardiac Amyloidosis

Dr. Riemer H. J. A.  Slart - Bone scan procedurals in cardiac amyloidosis  

Program Handout

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
Pfizer Inc. supported this session with an unrestricted educational grant.


Download the Clinical and Quality Resources App

  • Get up-to-date information on cardiac amyloidosis in eight languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish
Topics include:
  • Diagnostic criteria and appropriate imaging utilization in cardiac amyloidosis among others
Hover over the QR code with your camera to download
 


Webinars OnDemand



Register now - OnDemand Webinar Tc-99m PYP Evaluation of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis: Case-based Application of the New Interpretation and Reporting Recommendations Webinar

Date: March 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM US ET


Registration

Free for ASNC members!
$75 for Nonmembers
Not yet and ASNC member? Join ASNC today.
 




OnDemand available - Listen now! Cardiac Amyloidosis in Latin America: Read with the Experts

 

The objective of the webinar is to review the role of nuclear cardiology imaging in cardiac amyloidosis and to provide comprehensive recommendations based on literature evidence and expert opinion. The focus of this activity is the standardization of image acquisition, interpretation, and reporting based on clinical examples.  Speaker presentation's from the live session are available for downloading befolw:

Dr. Erick Alexanderson's presentation

Dr. Jorge Camilletti's presentation

Dr. Fernando Mut's presentation

Program Compendium
 


Cases in Tc99m-PYP Evaluation of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis: Interpretation and Reporting

No CME or CE credit is provided.
Faculty: Jamieson Bourque, MD, Edward Miller, MD, Brett Sperry, MD and Saurabh Malhotra, MD


This webinar provides an overview of best practices and specific cases associated with the interpretation and reporting of Tc99m-PYP Evaluation of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis. 


Archived Webinars

Complete archives are available at the ASNC Learning Center.
 

Advances in Cardiac Amyloidosis (ASNC-IAEA)
Moderators: Dr. Diana Paez and Dr. Prem Soman

Faculty: Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC, Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC, Diana Paez, MD, Professor Claudio Rapezzi, MD, Professor,dr. R.H.J.A. (Riemer) Slart
No CME or CE credit is provided.

Whom to Evaluate for Cardiac Amyloidosis: ASNC/Multisocietal Expert Consensus Recommendations
Faculty: Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC, Moderator, Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, MHS, Brett W. Sperry, MD, Mathew S. Maurer, MD and Rodney H. Falk, MD, Presenters
Credit: CME/CE credit is not available for this activity
Fee: Complimentary
This activity is sponsored by Pfizer.

Clinical Application of Tc-99m PYP Imaging in Suspected Cardiac Amyloidosis
Faculty: Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, MHS and Sabahat Bokhari, MD, Presenters
Credit: CME/CE credit is not available for this activity
Fee: ASNC Members, free; Non-members, $25
This activity is sponsored by Pfizer.
Click here to access archive on ASNC Learning Center

How to process Tc-99m PYP images for ATTR-CM: A hands-on presentation
Sabahat Bokhari, MD,  Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New  York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York


Lecture presented at the 2019 Annual Scientific Session of ASNC. No CME/CE provided.  If you have any questions, send them to guidelines@asnc.org. This activity is supported by a grant from Pfizer.


Online Activities

ASNC Cardiac Amyloidosis: Practice Essentials for Diagnosis and Management
Learn recent advances you can put into practice to improve outcomes for your patients with ATTR-CM.
Faculty: Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC (Chair), Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, FASNC, Mathew S. Maurer, MD, Frederick Ruberg, MD
Credit: No longer available
The activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer. ‚Äč



Cardiac Amyloidosis: Tc-99m PYP Imaging - How to Do It Right 
Robert Pagnanelli, BSRT(R)(N), CNMT, NCT, FASNC, Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC
April Mann, MBA, CNMT, NCT, RT(N), FANC, MASNC, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer. No CME/CE provided.
 

Guidelines


Practice Points 


Journal of Nuclear Cardiology (JNC) 


ASNC Blog Posts and Articles


Partner Resources

Amyloidosis Foundation

Back to top