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Artificial intelligence in cardiology

-making processes. In this article, artificial intelligence-based studies in clinical cardiology are reviewed. The text also touches on the ethical issues and speculates on the future roles of automated ... ; Cardiology; Artificial intelligence Introduction In modern medicine, decision-making is a complex process that ideally is based on the availability of objective and reliable evidence, immediate access to

Non-obstructive cardiovascular disease: a new challenge for invasive cardiology?

discomfort demonstrate no signs of obstructive CAD. In the field of invasive cardiology more than 50% of the patients undergoing coronary angiography for non-acute chest pain have normal or near normal

ASNC imaging guidelines for nuclear cardiology procedures

. Tilkemeier, MD, Department of Medicine, Greenville Health System , Greenville, SC , USA 1 Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, IL , USA 2 Division of Cardiology, University of ... Michigan Health System , Ann Arbor, MI , USA 3 Division of Cardiology, University of Virginia , Charlottesville, VA , USA 4 Division of Cardiology, Cook County Health and Hospitals System , Chicago, IL , USA

Assessing LV remodeling in nuclear cardiology

end-diastolic cavity volume and the LV myocardial mass.2 The relatively low spatial resolution of nuclear cardiology images is not particularly well suited to measuring ‘‘small’’ structures such as ... index and the shape index can be an important addition to the armamentarium of highly diversified quantitative measurements provided by nuclear cardiology techniques, with potential future application to

Greatest opportunities for growth in nuclear cardiology

the last four decades, myocardial perfusion imaging has been the dominant procedure in nuclear cardiology. A number of clinical trials have demonstrated the diagnostic and prognostic accuracy of gated ... myocardial perfusion studies with SPECT or PET, and its relevance for patient management.1–3 However, it has become increasingly apparent that in the hands of the specialists, nuclear cardiology has grown

The preoperative cardiology consultation: indications and risk modification

anaesthesiologist-intraining or a trained physician assistant. The European Society for Cardiology Guidelines for preoperative assessment were used for the preoperative work-up in our hospital within the specified ... time frame [14–18]. During the inclusion period, a total of 24,174 patients were preoperatively screened, 278 of whom were referred to the cardiology department and included in this study. Patients were

Can we turn to our next page in nuclear cardiology?

Leslee J. Shaw, Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2 Cardiology Department , UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 3 Emory University , Atlanta , Georgia - Nuclear cardiology has had an ... , and set the standard for appropriate utilization practice which are in place in contemporary nuclear cardiology practice. Nuclear cardiology remains a leading imaging modality with millions of

Advances in Clinical Cardiology 2016: A Summary of the Key Clinical Trials

Introduction The findings of many new cardiology clinical trials over the last year have been published or presented at major international meetings. This paper aims to describe and place in context ... paper aims to describe and place in context a summary of the key clinical trials in cardiology presented between January and December 2016. Methods: The authors reviewed clinical trials presented at major

Dual-isotope cardiac SPECT: the Twin Peaks Saga in nuclear cardiology

(IRCCS), Scientific Institute of Veruno , Novara , Italy 2 Department of Cardiology, ICS Maugeri, Institute for Clinical Care and Research (IRCCS), Scientific Institute of Veruno , Novara , Italy The use ... of two different isotopes to study the myocardium with SPECT imaging is almost as old as nuclear cardiology itself.1 The majority of the experience was done with Tl201 and 99mTc-labeled tracers,2 with

The Private Practice Corner: A new column in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Kansas City, MO 1 Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, and Department of Radiology, Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital , New York, NY - The nuclear cardiology ... community is a diverse one. Nuclear cardiology is practiced in a wide range of settings. It is practiced in hospitals and outpatient facilities, health maintenance organizations and academic medical centers

Pediatric Cardiology Centers: Cooperation Versus Competition

completing my fellowship training in the early 1990s, I joined a tertiary care center in Chicago. I was surprised to see a plethora of pediatric cardiology programs, all in one city. The pediatric cardiology ... center where I trained was in a small town in the southeastern region of the USA. This center provided care to pediatric cardiology patients for the majority of the state inhabitants with minimum

Each Nuclear Cardiology lab should have its own lower limit of normal for functional parameters: True or False?

0 2 0 Reprint requests: Adel Hassan Allam , MD, FASNC, Cardiology , Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University , Cairo , Egypt 1 Faculty of Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Cairo University Kasr Alainy ... , Cairo , Egypt 2 Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University , Cairo , Egypt 3 Cardiology, Alexandria University , Alexandria , Egypt In the field of nuclear cardiology we have three imaging

Reporting nuclear cardiology studies: Is the cup half-full or half-empty?

, MSc, FASNC , Division of Cardi- ology, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County , 1901 W. Harrison St., Suite 2 Division of Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, IL 3 Division of ... Cardiology, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County , Chicago, IL accreditation applications improves compliance with reporting standards on subsequent reaccreditation cycles.8 In this study, Maddux et

Supplement: Cardiology and Therapy

of arterial hypertension of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) . J Hypertens . 2013 ; 31 : 1281 - 357 . 3. National Institute for Health and

Cardiovascular risk factor screening and management of obese patients at an outpatient pediatric cardiology center

percentile) 2–17 year-old children presenting to outpatient pediatric cardiology over 1 year. Subjects were categorized as: heart disease (HD) with increased risk for atherosclerosis; HD with average risk for ... delays progression to clinical disease (Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health Risk Reduction In Children and Adolescents 2011). Pediatric cardiology providers have a unique role

Start from Scratch: the Prospect of Nuclear Cardiology

is always hard to forecast but the prospect of nuclear cardiology has never been more unobtainable than these days. Myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (MPS) has been one of ... ) and the concern of radiation exposure of MPS [2] were the main reasons for the stalemate of nuclear cardiology. Compared to the rapid technological progress of CCT, enabling greater image resolution in

Improving the worldwide quality of nuclear cardiology practice and research: The role of the official journal

intensity -Alberto Giacometti- - One of the highlights of American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) 2015 in Washington DC was intense discussions in the international sessions. Nuclear cardiologists ... from Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia, and core ASNC officials attended this session. Speakers from around the world described the current status of nuclear cardiology in their regions and

Commenting on cardiology–cardiac surgery intersections

interventional cardiology, is related to the best choice in contemporary treatment of valvular heart disease and, in particular, to the invasive treatment of calcified aortic stenosis in the elderly. While cardiac ... . Awaiting rewriting of guidelines but withholding beneficial treatments for our dear patients may thus in fact be unethical. Since both cardiac surgery and cardiology are dedicated to provide the very best

ASNC imaging guidelines/SNMMI procedure standard for positron emission tomography (PET) nuclear cardiology procedures

, Boston, MA 1 Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center, UConn Health , Farmington, CT 2 Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center , Nashville, TN 3 Department of Radiology, University of ... California-San Francisco , San Francisco, CA 4 Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute , Ottawa , Canada 5 Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland