JCCT Pulse

JCCT Pulse

With each new Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT) issue, podcast host Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT delivers highlights of key topics through interviews with the authors and subject matter experts. Tune in to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the field of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Theme music by Jason Lee.

Episodes

December 6, 2021 35 min

Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the November – December 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Geoffry Rubin , MD, MBA;  Andrew Choi, MD,  FSCCT and Gudrun Feuchtner, MD.

This episode will explore:

  • The Direct Costs of Coronary CT Angiography Relative to  Contrast-Enhanced Thoracic CT: Time-Driven Activity-Based Costi...
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    Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into  the newly released 2021 AHA/ACC/ASE/CHEST/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR Guideline for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. 

    Our special guests are Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT; Michelle Williams, MBChB, PhD, FSCCT; Stephan Achenbach, MD, MSCCT and Pamela Dougla...

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    Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the September – October 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Dan Berman , MD , MSCCT,  Joao Calvalcante, MD,  FSCCT and B. Kelly Han, MD, FSCCT.

    This episode will explore:

  • The accuracy of coronary CT angiography in patients with coronary calcium score above 1000 Agatston Units: Compa...
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    Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the July – August 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Alexander R. van Rosendael, MD ,  Juan Lopez-Mattei, MD,  FSCCT and Ashraf Hamden, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • Progression of Whole-Heart Atherosclerosis by Coronary CT and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events 
  • Cardiac Computed ...
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    Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the May – June 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Gary Small, MB ChB MRCP, Martin Willemink , MD, PhD, FSCCT and Melissa Daubert , MD, FSCCT.

    This episode will explore:

  • Effectiveness of Point-of-Care Oral Ivabradine for Cardiac Computed Tomography
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography Improve...
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    Join Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into two featured articles in the March – April 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Jonathon Leipsic, MD, MSCCT and Robert Safian, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • The Clinical Utility of FFRCT Stratified by Age
  • Importance of Measurement Site on Assessment of Lesion-Specific Ischemia and Diagnostic Performance of Cor...
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    Join Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the January – February 2021 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with: Andrew Choi, MD, FSCCT, Damini Dey, PhD, FSCCT and Paul Knaapen, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • 2020 Guideline for Training Cardiology and Radiology Trainees as Independent Practitioners (Level II) and Advanced Practitioners (L...
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    Join Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the November – December2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with : Eileen Hu-Wang, MD, Eric Williamson, MD, FSCCT and Michael Morris, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • Comparison of professional medical society guidelines for appropriate use of coronary computed tomography angiography 
  • Dynamic Co...
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    Join Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT as he takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the September – October 2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Villines will chat with : Alexander van Rosendael, MD, Jonathan Weir-McCall, MB ChB and Peter Stone, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • Percent atheroma volume: Optimal variable to report whole-heart atherosclerotic plaque burden with coronary CTA, the PA...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the July – August 2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with JCCT Editor in Chief, Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT, SCCT President, Koen Nieman, MD, PhD, MSCCT and Francesco Pollari, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • Coronary computed tomographic angiograpy and invasive coronary angiography a re...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the May – June 2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with JCCT Editor in Chief, Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT, Joao Cavalcante, MD, FSCCT, Jeroen Bax, MD and Vincenzo Vingiani, MD, FSCCT.

    This episode will explore:

  • Baseline global longitudinal strain by computed tomography is associated wit...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into two featured articles in the March – April 2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with Daniele Andreini, MD, PhD, FSCCT and Andrew Choi, MD, FSCCT.

    This episode will explore:

  • Interpretability of coronary CT angiography performed with a novel whole-heart coverage high-definition CT scanner in 300 consecutive...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she discusses SCCT’s Guidance for use of cardiac computed tomography amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Our experts include Drs. Ron Blankstein, Andrew Choi, and Todd Villines with recommendations and experiences from Kelley Branch and Mahmud Mossa-Basha of University of Washington and Gianluca Pontone of Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, in Milan, Italy. 

    This episode will explore:

  • Use of car...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into two featured articles in the January – February 2020 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT, Julia Karady, MD and Michael Blaha, MD, MPH.

    This episode will explore:

  • Long-term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of coronary CT
    angiography in patients with suspicion for acute corona...
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    March 16, 2020 34 min

    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into  the newly released expert consensus document on myocardial computed tomography perfusion imaging. Our special guests, writing group chairs Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT and Amit Patel, MD, FSCCT and JCCT Editor-in-Chief Todd Villines, MD, MSCCT will explore the big picture impact of the statement.

    This episode will explore:

  • Expert consensus document on myocardial com...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the September – October 2019 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with Márton Kolossváry, MD, PhD; Michelle Williams, MD, PhD, FSCCT; and Koen Nieman, MD, PhD, FSCCT

    This episode will explore:

  • Advanced atherosclerosis imaging by CT: Radiomics, machine learning and deep learning 
  • Coron...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the November – December 2019 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with Carlo De Cecco, MD, PhD; Dr. Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT, MSCCT; and Martin J Willemink, MD PhD FSCCT

    This episode will explore:

  • Artificial intelligence machine learning-based coronary CT fractional flow reserve (CT...
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    Join Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FACC, FSCCT as she takes a deep dive into three featured articles in the July - August 2019 issue of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). Dr. Chinnaiyan will chat with Sheldon Litwin, MD, FSCCT; Elliot McVeigh, PhD; and Pepijn Van Diemen, MD.

    This episode will explore:

  • Effects of obesity on noninvasive test results in patients with suspected cardiac ischemia: Insights from the PROMISE...
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