Online Event

Myocardial CT Perfusion – a comprehensive appraisal of patient selection and technique in a multimodality imaging environment

June 25 10:00 AM CST | 11:00 AM EST

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Canon Medical Systems USA. CME/CE will be available.

Chest pain is one of the most frequent reasons for an evaluation in the emergency room.There are multiple imaging modalities available to evaluate the patient with chest discomfort.This webinar aims at evaluating the role of Myocardial CT Perfusion testing in the patient with chest pain . The webinar will discuss patient selection, basic physiology, technique, test characteristics and case presentations at the end.

Learning objectives:

  • To select the appropriate patient for CT Perfusion
  • Understand the basic concepts/Physiology behind CT perfusion
  • Discuss various protocols for the acquisition of CTP
  • Understand the differences between static and dynamic CT perfusion
  • Understand test Characteristics of CTP

The outline of the presentation as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. CT Perfusion Physiology
  3. CT Perfusion basics/Patient preparation
  4. CT Perfusion protocols for rest/stress
  5. CT Perfusion image acquisition
  6. CT Perfusion post processing
  7. CT Perfusion case presentations

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for radiologists and cardiologists involved in CT Perfusion and CT Scanners.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT). The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Information

SCCT requires that the faculty participating in a CME/CE activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME/CE activity.

The following faculty reported the following relevant financial relationship(s) during the content development process for this activity:

Ron Jacob, M.D., FACC, FASE, FSCCT, FSCMR
The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships during the content development process for this activity and have documented that they have "nothing to disclose"

Presenter
Ron Jacob, M.D., FACC, FASE, FSCCT, FSCMR
Director of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Lancaster General Hospital/PENN Medicine
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