Advanced cardiovascular imaging- CT in 2012

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

A joint meeting with the Cardiology Section A joint meeting with British Society of Cardiac Imaging

A joint meeting with the British Society of Cardiac Imaging and in association with Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Educational aims and objectives

This conference will concentrate on the latest debates around the use and advances in cardiovascular CT across the whole spectrum of cardiac pathology.

There will be sessions available to get some hands on exposure to current workstation technology and discussion as to where cardiac CT should be utilised in the wider cardiac imaging field.

The day will include several UK and internationally renowned speakers from across the cardiology and radiology spectrum.

Who should attend?
This conference is aimed at Cardiologists and Radiologists, as well as practicing emergency department and general physicians with an interest in cardiovascular imaging.

***This meeting is now closed. There are still spaces on this conference. Registration will start at 8.30am. Lunch cannot be guaranteed to those who register on the day****

RSM/BSCI/SCCT Fellow/Consultant GP £80
RSM/BSCI/SCCT Associate/Radiology £70
RSM/BSCI/SCCT Trainee £50
RSM/BSCI/SCCT Student £40

Consultant/GP 150
Allied Health Professional/Nurse/Midwife 90
Trainee 90
Student 50

8.50 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Dr Ed Nicol, Secretary of the BSCI, Chair of the UK SCCT IRC and
Member of the Radiology Section (TBC)

Session 1: Coronary calcium scoring

9.05 am

Coronary calcium scoring is the appropriate cornerstone of cardiovascular CT in patients with stable chest pain
Dr Tarun Mittal, Consultant Cardiac Radiologist, Harefield Hospital

9.30 am

A coronary calcium score is not sufficient for coronary artery disease assessment with cardiovascular CT
Dr Alistair Lindsay, London Advanced Cardiovascular CT Fellow, Royal Brompton Hospital

Session 2: Coronary imaging in the emergency department

10.00 am

Cardiovascular CT is now the gold standard for chest pain assessment in the ED
Dr Russel Bull, Consultant Cardiac Radiologist, Bournemouth Hospital

10.25 am

There is no role for cardiovascular CT for chest pain assessment in the ED in the UK
Dr Jim Stirrup, Cardiology SpR, Basingstoke Hospital

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

Session 3: Ischaemic heart disease

11.30 am

CTFFR and CT perfusion imaging now makes cardiovascular CT appropriate for assessing all CAD
Dr James Shambrook, Consultant Cardiac Radiologist, Southampton University Hospital

11.55 am

CT coronary plaque analysis can now exclude ACS even in patients with CAD
Dr Daniel Obaid, BHF Research Fellow and Cardiology SpR, Swansea

12.30 pm


Session 4: SCCT UK international regional committee launch

1.30 pm

BSCI and SCCT collaboration - stronger together
Dr Stephen Harden, President of the BSCI and Dr John Lesser, President of the SCCT

2.00 pm

Cardiovascular CT in the USA and beyond
Dr John Lesser, President of the SCCT, Director of Cardiovascular MRI and CT, Minneapolis Heart Institute, USA

2.45 pm

Tea and coffee

3.15 pm

Cardiovascular CT research past, present and future
Dr Szilard Voros, Chairman of SCCT Research Committee, Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine/Cardiology, Stony Brook University Medical Centre, New York, USA

4.00 pm

Completion of evaluation forms

4.05 am

Closing remarks and close of meeting
Dr Ed Nicol, Secretary of the BSCI, chair of the UK SCCT IRC and
Member of the Radiology Section (TBC)

Meeting ref: RAD02

CPD: 5 credits

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