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Agenda

Thursday, April 29

 

 

4:30 pm – 6:00pm

Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break

Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.

6:00 pm

Welcome and Introduction to the Meeting

Drs. Calnon and Wolinsky

 

Session 1. Striving for Equity in Management of the Leading Causes of Death in 2020: Cardiovascular Diseases and COViD-19”

 

6:10 pm

Keynote Lecture: Addressing Healthcare Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease

Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc

6:55 pm

Keynote Lecture: “COVID-19 Update – Equity and Impact on Disproportionately Affected Populations”

CDR Kristie E.N. Clarke, MD, MSCR

7:40 pm

Panel Discussion – Virtual presentation

 

8:00 pm

Adjourn

 

Friday, April 30

 

 

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm 

Satellite Session– Bracco
Absolute Flow by PET: From Models to Management

This is an industry sponsored non-CME session not planned by the ASNC NC Today program.

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Session 2. State of the Art of Cardiac Imaging in 2021
 
6:00 pm
Welcome and Key Points from Day 1
Drs. Calnon and Wolinsky
6:05 pm
Evolution of Evidence in Cardiac Testing
James Udelson, MD
6:50 pm
How do MPI and CTA live together in 2021?
Prem Soman, MD, PhD
7:35 pm
How will cardiac imaging evolve over the next 5 years?
Faculty and Participants
8:30 pm
Adjourn
 
Saturday, May 1
 
 
8:00 am
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.
 
Session 3: Cardiac SPECT – Optimizing Performance
Moderators: Dr. Bullock-Palmer
9:00 am
Welcome and Goals for Day 3
 
9:05 am
How to Recognize and Prevent Artifacts
James Case, PhD
9:25 am
Integrating Non-Perfusion Data
Rami Doukky, MD
9:45 am
Interactive cases – Getting the Most Out of a Not So Perfect Study
Drs. Bullock-Palmer + Doukky + Case
10:15 am
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.
 
Session 4: Cardiac PET in Real-World Practice
Moderator: Dr. Sanghani
10:30 am
Clinical Value of PET
Dennis Calnon, MD
10:50 am
Quality Control = Quality Performance
James Case, PhD
11:10 am
Guiding Management Decisions with MBF/MBFR – Interactive Case Studies
Marcelo Di Carli, MD
12:00 pm
Break – Visit Exhibit Booths
 
 
Session 5: Image Guided Disease State Management in a Changing Healthcare Environment
Moderator: Dr. Calnon
12:30 pm
CAC and the Power of Zero; Can we use CAC for Symptomatic Patients?
Khurram Nasir, MD
1:00 pm
Looking Beyond Appropriate Use to Appropriateness in Clinical Practice
David Wolinsky, MD
1:20 pm
The Many Faces of Heart Failure and the Role of Cardiac Imaging
Saurabh Malhotra, MD
1:40 pm
Role of Myocardial Viability in Real World Practice
Rob Beanlands, MD
2:00 pm
Evaluating patients with Tc-99m PYP:  Don’t Prescribe the Wrong Drug Because of a Poor Test
David Wolinsky, MD
2:20 pm
Interactive Tc-99m PYP Cases
David Wolinsky, MD and Prem Soman, MD, PhD
3:00 pm
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.
 
Session 6: Expanding the Horizon in a Changing Healthcare Environment
Moderator: Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
3:20 pm
Coronary Microvascular Disease: From Mystery to Reality
Rupa Sanghani, MD
3:40 pm
Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Clinical utility of FDG PET
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD
4:00 pm
Challenging Cases in Nuclear Cardiology
Wael Jaber, MD
4:45 pm
Q&A
 
Sunday, May 2
 
 
8:00 am
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
Visit the TTG Imaging booth and click the contact us button to receive a $10 Starbucks coffee voucher after the meeting.
 
Session 7: Health Policy and Advocacy Efforts by ASNC
Moderator: Dennis Calnon, MD
8:30 am
Your ASNC at Work – Navigating Impediments to the Practice of Nuclear Cardiology
Drs. Wolinsky and Thompson
 
Session 8: Practical Dilemmas in Nuclear Cardiology – Using What you Have Learned
Moderators: Drs. Wolinsky and Calnon
9:15 am
Is the Test Normal, Borderline, or Mildly Abnormal? What are the Implications for How you Report the Study
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
9:30 am
The Patient Reaches Target Heart Rate at 1 Minute of Exercise Due to Severe Deconditioning and Anxiety: Is This an Adequate Stress for MPI?”  
Randy Thompson, MD
9:45 am
What Does it Mean if the Myocardial Blood Flow Reserve is Abnormal Because Resting MBF is Elevated? Should We Report Corrected MBFR or Peak Stress MBF?
Marcelo Di Carli, MD
10:00 am
If the Regadenoson Dose Infiltrates, Can the Dose Be Repeated as Soon as IV Access Is Achieved?
Dennis Calnon, MD
10:15 am
What if There is No Flow Augmentation With Vasodilator Stress?  What Do We Do?
Randy Thompson, MD
10:30 am
How Do I Manage a Grade 1 Tc-99m PYP Scan?  Biopsy?  Repeat the Test in A Year? Treat Empirically?
Jamie Bourque, MD
10:45 am
Visit Virtual Booths/TTG Imaging Coffee Break
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11:00 am
Ischemic Testing with MPI in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy:  Is There Value?
Prem Soman, MD, PhD
11:15 am
What to Do With the Patient Who Can’t Lay Flat or Stay Still
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
11:30 am
Should Tc-99m PYP Be Done Routinely Pre-TAVR? If Tc-99m PYP is Positive, Should We Proceed With TAVR?
David Wolinsky, MD
11:45 am
Stress-first SPECT Shows a Clear Defect in a Patient with No Prior CAD;  Get the Resting Image or Straight to the Cath Lab?
Dennis Calnon, MD
12:00 pm
New Onset Systolic Dysfunction: Can Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Be Excluded With Cardiac Imaging?  Do All Patients Need A Catheterization?
Rupa Sanghani, MD
12:15 pm
Is CTA the Best Test for CAD Assessment with LBBB?
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
12:30 pm
The Stress EKG is Markedly Abnormal, Perfusion Scan is Normal, and the Patient is Asymptomatic – What Recommendation Do You Give to the Referring Doctor?
Jamie Bourque, MD
12:45 pm
Patient has LBBB and Referred for SPECT MPI but Reports Recent Hospitalization for Seizures
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
1:00
Closing Remarks and Adjourn

 

  

 

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As an accredited provider of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support.  In compliance with these standards, it is ASNC’s policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific merit in all of its educational activities through the disclosure of relevant financial relationship with commercial companies and resolution of conflicts of interest.  The financial interest or relationships requiring disclosure are outlined in ASNC’s CME Conflict of Interest Policy.  All planners, reviewers and presenters involved with this activity were required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

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