Guidelines on reporting cardiac calcification on non-gated thoracic CT

The BSCI/BSCCT, in collaboration with the British Society of Thoracic Imaging (BSTI) have released a consensus document on the reporting of coronary, aortic valve and cardiac calcification on non-gated thoracic CT.

This has been published in the British Journal of Radiology.

It aims to provide guidance for radiologists for reporting incidental coronary and cardiac calcification on routine thoracic CT performed for non-cardiac indications without electrocardiogram gating.

See here for more information

Congratulations to Dr Williams and colleagues on the publication of this important guideline.

BSCI/BSCCT consensus on Research priorities in cardiac imaging: Now in BMJ OpenHeart

Thank you to all members who participated in the 2019 Survey on research priorities in cardiac imaging.

We are glad to share the interesting results which have been published in BMJ OpenHeart, identifying and ranking research priorities in cardiac imaging.

Please see the article here.

Thank you for your participation and Congratulations to Dr Young and colleagues!

BSCI Scientific Abstracts published in Heart

Our BSCI Meeting was unfortunately not able to proceed this year due to the current climate with COVID.

However, you can still keep up to date with the latest ground-breaking research in cardiac imaging.

What are the greatest minds in the United Kingdom doing to improve the lives of patients with cardiovascular disease?

See our BSCI Scientific Abstracts published as a supplement in Heart BMJ here to find out more.

Image of the Year Winner

Congratulations to Matthew Spurr and colleagues, our BSCI Image of the Year Winner.

See his interesting case which has now been published in EHJ Case Reports here.

If you have any interesting cases, please see more details here on how to submit it to our Image of the Month and stand the chance to have your case published in EHJ Case reports.

BSCI Webinar Series

The BSCI are glad to be introducing a series of webinars where experts in the field cover interesting topics in cardiac imaging and share tips and tricks.

Further information is available here.

BSCI Meeting 2020- Postponed

Due to the unforeseen circumstances with COVID-19, the BSCI Autumn 2020 Meeting has been postponed to 2021.

Please see here for the full statement from our President and further details on the rescheduled meeting.

CT TAVI Collaborative results

The results of our CT TAVI Collaborative have been recently published in the BMJ. See the full paper here.

A big thank you to all those who participated.

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