ASNC 2017

206 - Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory in 2017

Sep 15, 2017 10:30am ‐ Sep 15, 2017 12:00pm


Moderators: David E. Winchester, MD, FASNC; Thomas A. Holly, MD, FASNC

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand basic overview of attenuation correction, the potential pitfalls and how to optimise practice
  • Attendees will learn sources of radiation in Cardiac PET, SPECT and CT
  • Attendees will review the principles of ALARA and how to apply them to diagnostic testing
  • Attendees will learn practical strategies for reducing patient and staff radiation dose based on nationally and internationally recognized standards

10:30 - 10:45 - ImageGuide: How it can Improve Your Practice
Nishant Shah, MD, MPH

10:45 - 11:00 - ALARA: Practical Approaches to Radiation Reduction
James A. Case, PhD

11:00 - 11:15 - Lab Accreditation: Nuts and Bolts
Eric V. Burgett, CNMT, NCT

11:15 - 11:30 - Optimizing Attenuation Correction and Reconstruction
Parthiban Arumugam, MB, BS

11:30 - 11:45 - Advances in Nuclear Camera Technology
Ernest V. Garcia, PhD, MASNC

11:45 - 12:00 - Discussion



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