Education & Programming


Main Meeting Dates – September 30- October 2, 2021

(Cases with the AcesSocial Media Session, and Technology and Techniques are scheduled outside the main dates)
 
 
Thursday, September 30, 2021
  
Special
001 Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Novel Developments in Probes
8:30am - 9:30am
Moderators: Tatjana Atanasijevic, PhD; Sina Tavakoli, MD, PhD
 
8:30am - Unmet Needs and Pre-clinical Development of Radiotracers - Mehran Sadeghi, MD
8:45am - Development of Novel Molecular Imaging Probes - Yongjian Liu, PhD
9:00am - Clinical Translation of Novel Radiotracers in Cardiovascular Diseases - Robert J. Gropler, MD, MASNC
9:15am - 9:30am: Discussion
 
Special
002 Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Novel Developments in Instrumentation and Imaging Technologies
9:45am - 10:45am
Moderators: Simhan Danthi, PhD; Chi Liu, PhD
 
9:45am - Total Body PET and its Applications - Ramsey D. Badawi, PhD
10:00am - CZT SPECT Technologies - R. Glenn Wells, PhD
10:15am - Machine Learning Applications in Diagnosis - Piotr J. Slomka, PhD, FASNC
10:30am - Discussion
 
Special
003 Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Pathways and Priorities for Funding
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Moderators: Venkatesh L. Murthy, MD, PhD, FASNC; Albert J. Sinusas, MD, FASNC
 
12:00pm - Update from a Recent Awardee of a K Grant - Sina Tavakoli, MD, PhD
12:15pm - Update from a Recent Awardee of an RO1 Grant - Hamid Sabet, PhD
12:30pm - NIH Peer Review Process - Yuanna Cheng, MD, PhD
12:45pm - Discussion

Special
004 Technological Advances and Innovation in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging: Perspective from NIH and AHA on Funding Priorities
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Moderators: Mehran Sadeghi, MD; Piotr J. Slomka, PhD, FASNC
 
1:15pm - NHLBI's Investment in Nuclear Cardiology - Simhan Danthi, PhD
1:30pm - NIBIB's Investment in Imaging and Probe development and PET, SPECT, and CT Instrumentation - Tatjana Atanasijevic, PhD
1:45pm - Funding Opportunities from the American Heart Association - Glenn Dillon, PhD
2:00pm - Discussion

Satellite Session: 11:00am - 12:00pm Bracco Diagnostics Inc. 
 
Social Media 
SM02 Cardiac Care Post COVID: The New Normal 
2:30pm - 4:00pm 
Moderator: Krishna K. Patel, MD
 
2:30pm - Cardiac Imaging in the Aftermath of the COVID Pandemic : Value of Cardiac CT - Andrew Choi, MD
2:40pm - Cardiac Imaging in the Aftermath of the COVID Pandemic: Value of Cardiac MR - Purvi Parwani, MD
2:50pm - Cardiac Imaging in the Aftermath of the COVID Pandemic: Value of #CVNuc - Brett W. Sperry, MD
3:00pm - Change in Practice of Multimodality CV Imaging Post COVID - Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC
3:10pm - Debate: COVID and Imaging Research: More Good than Bad - Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, FASNC
3:25pm - Debate: COVID and Imaging Research: More Bad than Good - Venkatesh L. Murthy, MD, PhD, FASNC
3:40pm - Rebuttals 
3:50pm - Discussion
 
Virtual Expo
4:00PM - 6:00PM
 
Abstracts  
ePoster Session 1
4:30pm – 5:45pm
Moderators: Cigdem Akincioglu, MD; Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC
 
4:30pm – 015-01
Clinical Use of 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT for Diagnosis and Response Assessment in Cardiac Sarcoidosis - H. Lee
4:35pm – 015-02
Evaluation of Disease Relapse After Cessation of Therapy in Patients with Cardiac Sarcoidosis Using PET/CT - C. Wiefels
4:40pm – 015-03
Deep Learning for the Detection of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis on Cardiac Scintigraphy Imaging - R. M. Wehbe
4:45pm – 015-04
The Use of SPECT/CT Quantification of 99m-Tc-PYP Uptake in the Evaluation of ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis - W. Duvall
4:50pm – 015-05
Correlation of Quantitative Technetium Pyrophosphate with Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Disease Burden Assessed Using Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging - R. Choo
4:55pm – 015-06
High Prevalence of Microvascular Dysfunction in Cardiac ATTR Amyloidosis: a CZT SPECT Study - R. A. Nieves
5:00pm – 015-07
Treatment Response and Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Biopsy-proven versus Non-biopsy Proven Sarcoidosis - C. Rojulpote
5:05pm – 015-08
SPECT/CT Quantification of 99mTc-PYP Uptake to Assess Tafamidis Treatment Response in ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis - W. Duvall
5:10pm – 015-09
Serial Quantitative 99mTc Pyrophosphate Imaging in Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Patients Treated with Tafamidis - S. Gill
5:15pm – 015-10
Correlation of a Practical 99mTc Pyrophosphate Quantification Method with Severity of Disease and Echocardiographic Features of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy - P. Chandrashekar
5:20pm – 015-11
[99mTc]Tc-DPD Imaging for Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis. Single Center Experience - A. Teresinska
5:25pm – 015-12
Post-test Management and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Suspected Cardiac Amyloidosis and Equivocal Tc-99m Pyrophosphate Scans - S. Jamal
5:30pm – 015-13
Use of 99mTc-PYP Scintigraphy in Patients with Suspected Cardiac Amyloidosis - Experience of a Nuclear Medicine Department in a Cardiology Hospital - I. Palazzo
 
 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Plenary 
101 Presidents' Session and Mario Verani Lecture 
8:20am - 9:45am 
Moderator: Donna M. Polk, MD, MPH, FASNC 
 
8:20am - ASNC2021 Program Chair Welcome - Piotr J. Slomka, PhD, FASNC 
8:25am - President's Welcome - Randall C. Thompson, MD, FASNC 
8:35am - ACC President's Remarks - Dipti Itchhaporia, MD
8:45am - ASNC Award Presentations - TBD 
9:00am - President-elect's Presentation - Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC 
9:15AM - Verani Lecturer Introduction - Jeffrey A. Leppo, MD, MASNC 
9:20am - Verani Lecture: Imaging and Prevention - A Truly Powerful Combination - 
Gregory S. Thomas, MD, MPH, MASNC 
 
Virtual Expo
9:45am - 10:15am 

Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist 
105 Beyond the Test Results - Providing Patient Centered Care in the Era of Precision Medicine 
10:15am - 11:15am 
Moderator: David G. Wolinsky, MD, MASNC  

10:15am - Assessment of Patients with Angina and Chronic CAD with Severe Ischemic CM - What is the Best Diagnostic Strategy - Amalia T. Peix Gonzales, MD, PhD 
10:30am - Assessment of the patient with truly equivocal PYP study - Ahmad Masri, MD 
10:45am - The Precision of the Nuclear Study Report - Firas Al Badarin, MD 
11:00am - Discussion 

Image-based Case Management 
106 Amyloid: Black, White or Grayscale 
10:15am - 11:15am 
Moderator: Gabriel B. Grossman, MD, PhD, FASNC 
 
10:15am - 10:35am - Real World Experience: Is This Amyloidosis 
  • Case Presenter - Daniel Davies, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant - Omar F. Abouezzeddine, MDCM 
10:35am - 10:55am - Who to Screen 
  • Case Presenter - Michael Ayers, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant - Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, FASNC 
10:55am - 11:05am - Nuclear Cardiology at the Speed of Light 
  • Case Presenter - Mina Swiha, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant - Cigdem Akincioglu, MD 
PET 
107 Overcoming the Obstacles to Starting a Cardiac PET Program 
10:15am - 11:15am 
Moderator: Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC 
 
10:15am - How Can I Convince my Heart Service Line Administrators to Invest in Cardiac PET? - 
Jeffrey A. Rosenblatt, MD, FASNC 
10:30am - How do I Decide What Kind of PET Camera to Buy, which Perfusion Tracer to use? Help!! - 
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC 
10:45am - I Know How to Read SPECT MPI. How Can I Learn to Interpret and Report a PET MPI study? - Rupa Mehta Sanghani, MD, FASNC 
11:00am - Discussion

Virtual Expo/Industry Presentations in the Networking Lounge
11:15am - 11:45am 

Plenary 
110 A Precision Approach to Cardiac Amyloidosis 
11:45am - 1:00pm 
Moderator: Cesia Gallegos, MD 
 
11:45am - Epidemiology and Pathophysiology - Frederick L. Ruberg, MD 
12:00pm - Nuclear Cardiology for Cardiac Amyloidosis - Sabahat Bokhari, MD 
12:15pm - Imaging Recommendations - Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC 
12:30pm - Treatment Options and Evaluation of Response - Mathew S. Maurer, MD 
12:45pm - Screening for Early ATTR Cardiac Amyloidosis by 99mTc-PYP SPECT/CT in Older Adults With HFpEF and Sarcopenia
- Vasvi Singh, MD
12:55pm - Discussion 

Jubilant Radiopharma Satellite Session - Our Approach to Starting a Cardiac Stress PET Program
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenter: Guido A. Davidzon, MD SM
 
Abstracts
112 ePoster session 2
1:10pm – 2:25pm
Moderators: Gary Heller, MD,PhD, MASNC; Diwakar Jain, MD, MASNC 
 
1:10pm – 112-01
Identifying Coronary Collateral Flow Capacity in Patients with Chronic Total Occlusion Treated with External Counterpulsation Using PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - M. E. Merhige
1:15pm – 112-02
Relative Contribution of Perfusion and Non-Perfusion High Risk Markers on Rb-82 Pet Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Diagnosis Of High-risk Coronary Artery Disease - F. Patel
1:20pm – 112-03
Going Beyond Summed Stress Scores: Correlating Global And Territorial Coronary Flow Reserve By Single Photon Emission Tomography with Routine Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - A. S. Koh
1:25pm – 112-04
Mechanical Myocardial Dysynchrony evaluated with Gated Spect Phase Analysis for Cardiovascular Risk Prediction - L. Gutierrez
1:30pm – 112-05
Impact of Glycosylated Hemoglobin HBA1C on Myocardial Perfusion and Function by Gated Myocardial Perfusion SPECT imaging - H. Nasr
1:35pm – 112-06
Assessment of Stress-induced Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction using GSPECT among Obese Filipinos with Normal Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - A. L. Ramos-Manalaysay
1:40pm – 112-07
Randomized Clinical Trial of Positron Emission Tomography-Derived Pixel-Level Coronary Flow Capacity to Guide Immediate Revascularization in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease (PETREVASC): Study Rationale and Design - F. M. Lang
1:45pm – 112-08
The Safety of Cardiac Stress Testing in Patients with Carotid Stenosis - W. Perucki
1:50pm – 112-09
Association of Regadenoson and Splenic Switch-Off in Rubidium-82 PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - J. Saad
1:55pm – 112-11
Added Prognostic Role of Computed Tomography Derived Fractional Flow Reserve - A. Ahmed
2:00pm – 112-12
Tolerance Profiles of Coronary Vasodilators in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - Comparing Adenosine and Dipyridamole - J. Momodu
2:05pm – 112-13
Maximizing Value of SPECT CT in Prognostic Prediction of Diabetic Patients by Using a Simple Visual Calcium Burden Score in Overall Interpretation - T. Makki
2:10pm – 112-14
Comparison of Dobutamine and Regadenoson MPI for Pre-liver Transplant Evaluation - H. J. Fichardt

Advanced 
115 Applying Artificial Intelligence to Provide Precision Medicine 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderator: Albert J. Sinusas, MD, FASNC 
 
2:30pm - Artificial Intelligence to Provide Patient Specific Reporting - Ernest V. Garcia, PhD, MASNC 
2:47pm - Artificial intelligence; Direct Image Interpretation - Damini Dey, PhD 
3:04pm - Artificial Intelligence to Improve Risk Prediction - Juhani Knuuti, MD, PhD 
3:21pm - Discussion 

Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist 
116 Optimizing Your Nuclear Lab in 2021 and Beyond 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderator: Niti R. Aggarwal, MD, FASNC 
 
2:30pm - Minimizing Radiation Exposure to Patients Without Compromising Quality in Nuclear Stress MPI Studies - Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, FASNC 
2:45pm - Recommendations for Patient Selection for SPECT vs. PET Stress MPI - 
Donna M. Polk, MD, MPH, FASNC 
3:00pm - Performing and Reporting an Optimal PYP Study - Saurabh Malhotra, MD, MPH, FASNC 
3:15pm - Discussion 
 
Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging 
117 Quantification of Myocardial Blood Flow: A Joint Session with SCMR 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderators: Roxana Campisi, MD; Alejandro Meretta, MD
 
2:30pm - CMR: Advances in MR Quantitative Flow - Subha V. Raman, MD
2:45pm - SPECT: Are We There Yet? - Terrence D. Ruddy, MD, MASNC 
3:00pm - PET: We Have the Numbers, now what do we do? - Marcelo Di Carli, MD, MASNC 
3:15pm - When do you Need an Invasive Measurement/Assessment - Nils P. Johnson, MD 
 
Virtual Expo 
3:30pm - 4:00pm 

Image-based Case Management 
120 FDG PET Biomarkers: Inflammed, Dead or Somewhere in Between 
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Moderator: Wael A. Jaber, MD 

4:00pm - 4:20pm - Inflammed or not Inflammed: That is the Question 
  • Case Presenter - Krishna K. Patel, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant: Timothy M. Bateman, MD, MASNC 
4:20pm - 4:40pm - Wanted Dead or Alive: Viability Imaging 
  • Case Presenter - Lindsey Aurora, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant - Karthikeyan Ananthasubramaniam, MD, FASNC 
4:40pm - 5:00pm - Holy Glucose! Difficult Sarcoid Studies 
  • Case Presenter - Cesia Gallegos, MD 
  • Panelist/Discussant - Edward J. Miller, MD, PhD, FASNC 

Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging 
121 Infection Imaging: A Joint Session with EANM 
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Moderator: Fabien Hyafil, MD, PhD 
 
4:00pm - Native and Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis - Leon Menezes, MD 
4:12pm - Device Infection - Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, FASNC 
4:24pm - LVAD Infection - Vasken Dilsizian, MD, MASNC 
4:36pm - Beyond FDG PET: Alternative Nuclear Imaging Tools - Paola A. Erba, MD, PhD 
4:48pm - Discussion
 
Advanced 
122 Advances in SPECT Hardware and Instrumentation 
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Moderator: Mehran Sadeghi, MD 
 
4:00pm - Latest Advances in SPECT Camera Systems - Piotr J. Slomka, PhD, FASNC 
4:12pm - Improving Clinical Cardiac SPECT Reconstruction - Chi Liu, PhD 
4:24pm - SPECT Myocardial Blood Flow: Ready for Routine Clinical Use? - Jennifer Renaud, MSc 
4:36pm - SPECT/CT: Making the Most of Both Modalities - Case Presentations – Alessia Gimelli, MD 
4:48pm - Discussion 
 
Spectrum Dynamics Satellite Session - Innovations that Transform SPECT Cardiac Imaging
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: Dr. Tim Bateman, Dr. Ronald Schwartz, and Dr. Prem Soman
 
Abstracts
125 Young Investigators Competition
5:15PM - 6:45PM
Moderator: Mehran Sadeghi, MD
Judges: Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC; Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD; Fadi G. Hage, MD, MASNC; Ami E. Iskandrian, MD, MASNC; Rene Packard, MD, PhD
 
5:15pm – 125-01
Explainable Deep Learning Improves Physician Interpretation of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - R. Miller
5:28pm – 125-02
Potential Use of Stress Myocardial Blood Flow Measurement to Reduce Need for Rest Imaging with Stress First/Only Single-Photon Emission Computerized Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - M. AlShaheen
5:41pm – 125-03
Convolutional Multi-Task Deep Neural Network Precisely Predicts Time-Dependent Survival of Major Adverse Cardiac Events after Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - K. Pieszko
5:54pm – 125-04
A Practical 99mTc Pyrophosphate Quantification Method for the Diagnosis of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy - P. Chandrashekar
6:07pm – 125-05
18F Sodium Fluoride PET Imaging for in vivo Evaluation of Calcification Dynamics in a Novel Murine Model of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease - A. A. Ahmad
6:20pm – 125-06
Right Ventricular Amyloid Deposition is Inversely Correlated to RV Ejection Fraction in Patients with Cardiac AL Amyloidosis: A F-18 florbetapir PET/CT and CMR Study - Y. Datar
6:33pm - Discussion
 
Saturday, October 2, 2021
 
Plenary 
201 Making Diversity Personal 
8:30am - 9:45am 
Moderators: Robert C. Hendel, MD, MASNC; Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, MASNC 
 
8:30am - Keynote Presentation - Implicit Bias: The Silent Influence - Quinn Capers, MD 
9:00am - Unique Aspects of Nuclear Cardiology in Women and Underrepresented Minorities - 
Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, MASNC 
9:15am - Strategies for Diversity in the Workplace - Pamela Douglas, MD 
9:30am - Overcoming Disparities in Care - Kim A. Williams Sr., MD, MASNC 

Virtual Expo
9:45am - 10:15am
  
 

Advanced 
205 Advanced Clinical Applications in Molecular and Nuclear Cardiology: Moving Beyond the Coronaries 
10:10am - 11:15am 
Moderator: Vasken Dilsizian, MD, MASNC 

10:10am - 2020 IANC Research Update: Skeletal Muscle Perfusion and Engergetics in Patients with Intermittent Claudication
- Sanjay Divakaran, MD
10:25am – Vasculitis - Riemer H.J.A Slart, MD 
10:32am - Peripheral and Aortic Vascular Disease - Albert J. Sinusas, MD, FASNC 
10:44am – Aortic Valve Disease – Rong Bing, MD 
10:56am - Endocarditis and Device Infections - Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD 
11:08am - Discussion 
 
Clinical Solutions for the Nuclear Cardiologist 
206 Practical Day to Day Dilemmas in the Nuclear Lab 
10:15am - 11:15am 
Moderator: Brett W. Sperry, MD 
 
10:15am - Performing and Reporting Stress MPI in Patients with Dextrocardia. Do the Test? What is the Best Strategy? - Ernest G. DePuey, MD, MASNC 
10:27am - Stress Testing Patients with Pacemakers (including BiV) and ICD - 
Rami Doukky, MD, FASNC 
10:39am - Cardiac 99mTc-PYP Scintigraphy, Pitfalls and Perils in Daily Practice - 
Prem Soman, MD, PhD, MASNC 
10:51am - Patient with Family History of ATTR-CA Referred to the Nuclear Lab for Screening. Do the Test? What is the Best Strategy? - Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC 
11:03am - Discussion 
 
Abstracts 
207 Best Clinical Research Abstracts 
10:15am - 11:15am
Moderators: Maria Sciammarella, MD; Donna Polk, MD, MPH
 
10:15am – 207-01
Bypass Grafting and Native Coronary Artery Disease Activity: an 18F-NaF PET study - J. Kwiecinski
10:25am – 207-02
Relationship between Coronary Artery Calcium, Ischemia, and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events - R. Miller
10:35am – 207-03
Direct Explainable Mortality Risk Assessment from Myocardial PET Flow and Perfusion Using Artificial Intelligence With Prospective Validation - A. Singh
10:45am – 207-04
Diagnostic Utility of Regadenoson-Induced Splenic Switch-Off in Rubidium-82 PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - J. Saad
10:55am – 207-05
Comparable Performance of Technetium-99m Pyrophosphate SPECT and SPECT/CT for Diagnosis of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis - C. Akincioglu
11:05am - Discussion

Virtual Expo/Industry Presentations in the Networking Lounge
11:10am - 11:40am   


Plenary 
210 Precision Imaging in Ischemic Heart Disease 
11:35am - 1:15pm 
Moderators: Gary V. Heller, MD, PhD, MASNC; Randall Thompson, MD, FASNC 

11:35am - Imaging the CAD Spectrum at ASNC2021 - Rob Beanlands, MD, MASNC
11:45am - The Importance of Coronary Physiology: Lessons from the Cath Lab - William Fearon, MD 
12:00pm - A Patient-Centered Testing Focus: Right Test, Right Situation, Right Time - 
Robert C. Hendel, MD, MASNC 
12:15pm - Nuclear Cardiology for Planning Therapy in Ischemic Heart Disease - 
Lawrence M. Phillips, MD, FASNC 
12:30pm - Value of Coronary Blood Flow Measurement - Viviany R. Taqueti, MD, FASNC 
12:45pm - The Role of Adjunctive Calcium Scoring in Nuclear Cardiology - 
Daniel S. Berman, MD, MASNC 
1:00pm - Discerning Appropriate Imaging in Women - Dipti Itchhaporia, MD
 
Abstracts
212 ePoster session 3
1:10pm – 2:25pm
Moderators: Sarah Cuddy, MB ChB; Robert deKemp, PhD, FASNC 

1:10pm – 212-01
Inter-Scan and Inter-Rater Agreement for CAC Scoring in ECG-Gated CAC Scans and Ungated Low-Dose CT Attenuation Correction Scans for Positron Emission Tomography - K. Pieszko
1:15pm – 212-02
Repeatability of 18F-Sodium Fluoride Coronary Quantification Exported from Non-contrast PET/CT Scans - E. Tzolos
1:20pm – 212-03
Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Integrated Report - a Novel Method to Communicate Cardiovascular Imaging Results - C. T. Mesquita 
1:25pm – 212-04
Incremental Prognostic Role of SPECT to Computed Tomography Angiography Anatomic Assessment in Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease - A. Javaid
1:30pm – 212-05
Feasibility of Early Post-Injection Myocardial Perfusion Imaging using Tetrofosmin and Attenuation Corrected CZT SPECT - J. A. Case
1:35pm – 212-06
Techniques to Reduce Extracardiac Activity in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging After Pharmacological Stress in Obese Patients - M. Štalc
1:40pm – 212-07
The Feasibility of Formal Coronary Artery Calcium Score CT to Accurately Replace SPECT /CT Attenuation Correction Scans When Used for Processing Perfusion Images - W. Duvall
1:45pm – 212-08
Diagnostic Accuracy of Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography with Deep Learning- Based Attenuation Correction - A. Shanbhag
1:50pm – 212-09
Myocardial Blood Flow Estimation with Automated Motion Correction in 82Rb PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging - Y. Otaki
1:55pm – 212-10
Prognostic Concordance of Computed Tomography Angiography Anatomic Assessment and Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease
A. Ahmed
2:00pm – 212-11
Change in Positron Emission Tomography Perfusion Imaging Quality with a Novel Data-Driven Motion Correction Algorithm - Y. Han
2:05pm – 212-12
Prior SARS-CoV-2 Infection is Associated Coronary Vasomotor Dysfunction as Assessed by Coronary Flow Reserve from Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography - B. Weber
2:10pm – 212-13
Visual Patterns of Breast Attenuation Artifacts in Women and Men with an Upright and Supine Cadmium-Zinc-Telluride Camera - F. Waqar
2:15pm – 212-14
99mTc-Doxycycline Encapsulated in a Radiopaque Hydrogel for Dual-Modality Theranostic Imaging for Modulation of Post Infarction Remodeling - S. Lee

Pfizer Satellite Session - Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM): Utilizing Clinical Clues and Diagnostic Approaches to Identify Patients
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenter: Jamieson M. Bourque, MD, MHS
 
Advanced 
215 Emerging Radiotracers: Precision Imaging of the Future 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderator: Rob S.B Beanlands, MD, MASNC; Vasvi Singh, MD 
 
2:30pm - F-18 Sodium Fluoride Imaging to Refine Risk Prediction - Jacek Kwiecinski, MD 
2:42pm - F-18 Flurpiridaz Imaging for Precision Imaging - Jamshid Maddahi, MD, FASNC 
2:54pm - Novel Radiotracers to Probe Atherosclerosis - Pamela Woodard, MD 
3:06pm - Molecular Imaging for Inflammation - Ahmed Tawakol, MD 
3:18pm - Discussion 
 
Intersocietal Multimodality Imaging 
216 Chest Pain Imaging in 2021 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderator: Erick Alexanderson, MD; Lawrence M. Phillips, MD, FASNC
 
2:30pm - Nuclear: Where Do SPECT and PET Fit In - Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD, MSc, FASNC 
2:42pm - Echo: Is there Still a Role for Stress Echo - Patricia A. Pellikka, MD 
2:54pm - CT: Should Everyone Have a CTCA - Koen Nieman, MD, PhD 
3:06pm - MRI: Will CMR Still be Underutilized - Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, MD, PhD, FESC, FRCP 
3:18pm - Discussion 
 
PET 
217 Advances in PET Technology 
2:30pm - 3:30pm 
Moderators: Keisha McCall, PhD Mark F. Smith, PhD 
 
2:30pm - Will Digital PET Improve Myocardial Perfusion and Flow Imaging? - Mi-Ae Park, PhD 
2:45pm - Benefits and Limitations of Hybrid PET-CT vs. Dedicated PET - James A. Case, PhD 
3:00pm - Motion Detection and Compensation Methods for Cardiac PET - 
Robert A. deKemp, PhD, FASNC 
3:15pm - Discussion 

Virtual Expo
3:30pm - 3:45pm    

Special 
220 The CT Side of Hybrid Imaging: What You Need to Know 
3:45pm - 5:15pm 
Moderators: Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD, FASNC; Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC 
 
3:45pm - Welcome and Introduction - Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC 
3:50pm - What Your Technologist Needs to Know - Timothy L. Dunn, CNMT 
4:00pm - CT Imaging and Radiation Considerations - James A. Case, PhD 
4:15pm - Findings the Cardiologist Should Not Miss - Timothy M. Bateman, MD, MASNC 
4:35pm - A Radiologist's Perspective on Cardiac Hybrid CT Images - Andrew C. Homb, MD 
5:00pm - Discussion 
 
Image-based Case Management 
221 Evaluation of Chest Pain; Real World Considerations 
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Moderator: Paul Cremer, MD 
 
4:00pm - 4:20pm - SPECT with CAC Score 
Case Presenter - Talal Alnabelsi, MD 
Panelist/Discussant: John J. Mahmarian, MD, MASNC 

4:20pm - 4:40pm - PET with Flow Reserve in Women 
Case Presenter - Aldo Schenone, MD 
Panelist/Discussant: Viviany R. Taqueti, MD, FASNC 

4:40pm - 5:00pm - CTA and Perfusion Imaging: Can We Get Along? 
Case Presenter - Jonathan A. Aun, DO 
Panelist/Discussant: Edward Hulten, MD, MPH, FASNC   

PET 
222 Cardiac PET in Practice: Clinical Solutions for Complex Disease 
4:00pm - 5:00pm 
Moderator: Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC 
 
4:00pm - PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging for Assessment of Ischemia - 
Rob S.B Beanlands, MD, MASNC 
4:15pm - Integrating MBF into Risk Assessment - Heinrich R. Schelbert, MD, PhD 
4:30pm - How to use PET for Sarcoid and Inflammatory Imaging - Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD 
4:45pm - Discussion 
 
Special 
225 Impact of Imaging Trials for Coronary Artery Disease: Now and in the Future 
5:15pm - 6:15pm 
Moderators: Robert J. Gropler, MD, MASNC; Ron Blankstein, MD, FASNC 
 
5:15pm
 - What Does ISCHEMIA Mean for Clinical Practice? - Raymond J. Gibbons, MD, MASNC 
5:30pm - New Lessons from SCOT-HEART - Michelle Williams, MD, PhD 
5:45pm - Coronary PET: Beyond Flow - David Newby, MD, PhD 
6:00pm - Discussion 
 
Imaging the CAD Spectrum Spotlight at ASNC2021 Town Hall 
6:15pm - 7:00pm 
Moderator: Rob Beanlands, MD, MASNC
Panelists: Randall C. Thompson, MD, FASNC, Dennis A. Calnon, MD, MASNC; Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC
 
September 21 - October 13, 2021
 
Cases with the Aces Sessions Schedule


CA01 Cleveland Clinic: PET MPI and Metabolic PET (Viability, CS, Infection, Vasculitis) 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm 
Case Presenters: Manuel D. Cerqueira, MD, MASNC; Paul Cremer, MD; Serge Harb, MD; Wael A. Jaber, MD
 
CA02 Cedars Sinai: SPECT (MPI and PYP) and PET MPI 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm 
Case Presenters: Daniel S. Berman, MD, MASNC; John D. Friedman, MD; Sean W. Hayes, MD
 
CA03 Tale of the Two Rochesters: Cardiac Sarcoid and Amyloid (Mayo Clinic) 
Monday, September 27, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Case Presenters: John Bois, MD; Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD; Martha Grogan, MD 
 
CA04 Tale of the Two Rochesters: Amyloid and Sarcoid (University of Rochester) 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Case Presenters: Ronald G. Schwartz, MD MS, MASNC; Maria L. Mackin, CNMT, RT, RT(N) 
 
CA05 Brown University: Everyday Cases from a Busy Lab 
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm 
Case Presenters: Brian G. Abbott, MD, MASNC; James A. Arrighi, MD, MASNC; Raymond R. Russell III, MD, PhD, MASNC; Nishant Shah, MD, MPH, FASNC
 
CA06 Rambam Healthcare Campus, Haifa, Israel: Everyday Cases from a Busy Lab 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm 
Case Presenters: Samia Massalha, MD, FASNC; Ora Israel, MD; Zohar Keidar, MD, PhD; John Kennedy, PhD; Ronit Gill, MD

CA07 University of Ottawa Heart Institute: Metabolic PET (Viability, CS, Infection, Vasculitis) and PET MPI 
Monday, October 11, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm 
Case Presenters: Gary R. Small, MBChB, PhD; Rob S.B Beanlands, MD, MASNC; Benjamin Chow, MD, FASNC; Robert A. deKemp, PhD, FASNC; Terrence D. Ruddy, MD, MASNC
 
CA08 MidAmerica Heart Institute: PET MPI and MBF 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm 
Case Presenters: Timothy M. Bateman, MD, MASNC; A. Iain McGhie
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
 
Social Media Session Schedule

SM01 Show me how to #SoMe: How to Harness the Power of #CardioTwitter at Every Stage of Your Career 
5:00pm - 6:30pm 
Moderator: Mrinali Shetty, MD 
 
5:00pm - FIT and Early Career Perspective - Amit Goyal, MD, MS 
5:15pm - Mid-Career Perspective - Niti R. Aggarwal, MD, FASNC 
5:30pm - Late-Career Perspective- John Erwin, MD 
5:45pm - International Perspective - Biljana Parapid, MD, PhD 
6:00pm - Technologist/Physicist Perspective - Ian Armstrong, PhD 
6:15pm - Discussion 
 
Saturday, October 9, 2021
 
Technology & Techniques Sessions Schedule

T-101 Protocols and Reporting 
9:00am - 10:30am 
Moderator: Timothy L. Dunn, CNMT 
 
9:00am - How to Write Amyloid Protocols - Jaime Warren, CNMT, MBA 
9:30am - What Should be Included in a Report - Monica Embry-Dierson, CNMT 
10:00am - Quality Considerations - Mary B. Farrell, CNMT, R(N), FASNC 
 
T-102 Exercise Stress Testing 
10:45am - 12:15pm 
Moderators: Maria L. Mackin, MS, CNMT, RT(N); Vasvi Singh, MD 
 
10:45am - Treadmill - Jessica Williams, CNMT 
11:15am - Regadenoson - Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)(R), FASNC 
11:45am - PPE - Josh Reynolds, CNMT ARRT (N)(CT)(MR) 
 
T-103 Sarcoidosis 
1:00pm - 2:30pm 
Moderator: Mark C. Hyun, CNMT, NCT, RT(N)(R), FASNC 
 
1:00pm - Patient Preparation - Maria L. Mackin, MS, CNMT, RT, RT(N) 
1:30pm - Acquisition - Eric J. Schockling, CNMT 
2:00pm – Processing - Steven Raible, MD, FASNC 
 
T-104 Special Circumstances 
2:45pm - 3:45pm 
Moderator: Jaime Warren, CNMT, MBA 
 
2:45pm - PPE 101 for Nuclear Medicine - Joseph Dietz, CNMT 
3:15pm - Pharma vs. Treadmill Stress Testing - Scott D. Jerome, DO, FASNC