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Provisional Draft Scientific Program

  1. Day One-Saturday January 19,2019
  2. Sunday 20th January 2019
8.00-8.30 am

Principles of cardiac CT

Including CT scanner design, collimation, pitch, spatial and temporal resolution, exposure factors, SNR and CNR
Dr Whal Lee
8.30-.9. 00am

Image reconstruction ( on scanner) and post processing ( on workstation)

Including kernels, intervals or phases, slice thickness and overlap, multisegment reconstruction, iterative reconstruction.Post processing using orthogonal views MPRs,CPRs,MIPs and volume rendering
Dr Whal Lee
9.00-9.30am

How to perform cardiac CT

Patient preparation, ECG gating, contrast delivery principles, scanning protocols ( non vendor specific)
Dr Marcus Chen
9.30-10.00am

How to perform cardiac CT

Recognising artefacts and possible solutions; How to scan in difficult everyday situations, including high or irregular heart rates, arrhythmias and atrial fibrillation, very obese patients
Dr John Hoe
10.00am-10.30am

Radiation risks and safety in cardiac CT

Including Risks of medical radiation ,estimating dose and how to reduce dose
Dr Marcus Chen
10.30-10.50am
10.50am -11.20am

HOW TO READ CARDIAC CT -Calcium scoring

How to do it and what it means. Update on clinical use, guidelines and prognostic utility
Dr Tan Swee Yaw
11.20-11.50pm

HOW TO READ CARDIAC CT - Coronary CTA

Coronary CTA Anatomy with coronary cath correlation and coronary anomalies
Dr Jung Im Jung
11.50pm-12.20pm

HOW TO READ CARDIAC CT

Coronary CTA stenosis detection, quantification, techniques and pitfalls .Includes CTOs
Dr John Hoe
12.20-12.50pm

CT of non coronary Cardiac structures

Myocardium, chambers ,valves and pericardium -including common congential lesions and cardiac masses
Dr Whal Lee
12.50pm -2.00pm
1.15pm -1.45pm

Lunch symposium:

Novel methods of assessing functional effect of coronary stenosis by CT-TAG/TAFE/CT-FFR
Dr Shinichiro Fujimoto
1.55pm-2.00pm

Why you need to be qualified and certified for cardiac CT
Dr John Hoe
2.00-2.30pm

CLINICAL USE OF CARDIAC CT

Using cardiac CT in the workup of patients with stable and acute coronary disease Includes Appropriateness criteria and indications for cardiac CT- How to select appropriate patients for cardiac CT and how to use scan findings
Dr Marcus Chen
2.30-3.00pm

Using coronary CTA pre and post revascularization- including coronary stents, bypass grafts-how to scan and report
Dr Yoon Hyeon Kim
3.00-3.30pm

Using cardiac CT for Radiofrequency EP procedures ,TAVR -how to scan and what to measure and report
Dr Jung Im Jung
3.30-3.50pm
3.50 pm-4.10 pm

Pitfalls in interpretation of coronary CTA studies-how to avoid false negative and false positive studies
Dr John Hoe
4.10pm -4.40 pm

Thoracic CT of non cardiac lesions you should recognise Including aorta, mediastinum and incidental lung nodules
Dr Ng Yuen Li
4.40pm -5.10pm

Coronary plaque imaging -how to use CT to characterize plaque. Includes update on prognostic studies and serial imaging
Dr Shinichiro Fujimoto
5.10pm – 5.45pm
8.00-10.30pm -150 mins

Read with experts-Cardiac CT clinical cases

- Teaching cases to be shown by speakers using workstation with powerpoint slides Total-25 cases
10.30am-10.45 am
10.45am-11.15 am-30 mins

Read with experts-Cardiac CT clinical cases

Teaching cases to be shown by speakers using workstation with powerpoint slides Total 5 cases
12.15pm-1.00 pm
1.00pm

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