NASCI 46th Annual Meeting

Full Course:  27.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 3/4/2022)

Course(s) are appropriate for:   The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of practicing radiologists.

Series 46 (CARIM46) Topics Include:  Artificial Intelligence, ischemic heart disease, non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, cutting edge technologies, TAVR, tumors, infection, acute chest pain, dedicated pediatric sessions, and much more.  

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Case Based Bootcamp-More Common Indications for CT/MR

Adult Congenital Heart Disease; MR of Ischemic Heart Disease; Nonischemic Cardiomyopathies: A Case Based Approach; Left Ventricular Hypertrophy; and Right Ventricular Dilatation: Case Based Review.

Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp

Principles of Deep Learning in Radiology; Beyond the Buzzwords: Current Status, Challenges, and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Applications; Augmented Imaging (AI) Enhanced Workflows for Cardiac Imaging; and On-Site CT-FFR Applications - Feasibility and Practical Insights

Artificial Intelligence Panel Discussion

Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Imaging: Friend or Foe - Panel Discussion

Ischemic Heart Disease: New Frontiers

Imaging for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease in Large Clinical Trials; The Value of FFR-CT in Clinical Practice; Photon Counting CT: Potential Applications for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy; and Automated Quantitative Stress CMR in Routine Clinical Environment

International Session - Update on Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Updates in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF); MR Imaging of Cardiac Amyloidosis Updated; Update on Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Updates in Cardio-Oncology; Updates on Chagas Disease; and Is There a Role for CT in the Evaluation of Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure?

Cutting Edge Technology and AHA Session

Cinematic Rendering in the Heart; MR Elastography of the Heart; and No It's Not Strain. Myocardial Velocity Assessment Using Tissue Phase Mapping

Current Controversies - Rapid Fire Debates

FFRct vs. CT Myocardial Perfusion: Which Should Be Incorporated Into Routine Clinical Practice?; and Should T1 Mapping Be Incorporated Into Clinical Practice

Pediatric Session- Congenital Cardiac Imaging

Imaging the Lymphatic System; CT and MRI Coronary Imaging in Children: How I Do It; Pulmonary and Systemic Venous Imaging: Pre and Post Intervention; Congenital Aortopathies: An Update; Complex Arch Anomalies; Interesting Flow Quantification Cases: How I Do It; and 3D Printing in Surgical Planning for Congenital Heart Disease

Pediatric Vertical Session

Pediatric Cardiomyopathies; Fetal Cardiac Imaging by MRI Using an External Gating Device; CMR Predictors of Outcomes in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; and Update On Ebstein Anolmaly

Pediatric Session: Single Ventricle

CMR for Interstage Single Ventricles: Pros and Cons; Catheter Angiography in Interstage Single Ventricle: Pros and Cons; MR Predictors of Outcome in Single Ventricles; and Fontan: Beyond the Heart

Adult Congenital

Imaging of Unrepaired CHD Presenting in Adults; CMR Predictors of Outcomes in Tetralogy of Fallot; Post-Operative Imaging of the Great Arteries; CT for Problem Solving in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease; Computational Flow Dynamics in Congenital Heart Disease; and Virtual Reality for Therapeutic Planning in Congenital Heart Disease.

Tumors, Infection and Inflammation

Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions of the Heart: Radiology/Pathology Correlation; Tumors and Tumor-Like Conditions of the Pericardium: Radiology/Pathology Correlation; Diffusion Weighted Imaging In Myocarditis; Emerging Role of PET/MR in Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy; Imaging Cardiac Infections; and Coronary Artery Imaging: A Historical Perspecitve

Structural Heart

Pre TAVR Planning; Imaging Detection of TAVR Complications; CT of the Mitral Valve; Imaging in the Evaluation of Left Atrial Appendage Devices; and Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement.

Challenging Patients, Challenging Conditions

Imaging the Electrophysiology Patient: Arrhythmia and Implanted Devices; 3D LGE for Planning Ventricular Ablations; T2 Weighted Imaging of the Heart - Tips and Tricks; CMR Diastology and Strain Imaging in Cardiomyopathies; Cross-sectional Imaging in Left Ventricular Assist Device; RVAD/ECMO; Types, Indications and Imaging for Complications; CTA for TAVR Evaluation with Low Contrast Dose (

STR/NASCI Joint Session: Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Acute Chest Pain

Penetrating Cardiovascular Injury; Cardiovascular Causes of Acute Traumatic Chest Pain; Post Cardiac Surgery Complications; Myocardial Infarction with Normal Coronary Arteries (MINCA); Acute Aortic Syndrome or Something Else?; and CT for Acute Pericardial Emergencies

Peripheral Vascular

Imaging of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) - What Every Radiologist Should Know; Imaging of the Postoperative Aorta; 4D Flow MR Outside the Heart; and Tips and Tricks of Vascular MRA

Craziest Cases

Craziest Cases 1-4

Interesting Pediatric Cases

Pediatric Cases 1 - 4

TAVR Workshop

TAVR Workshop

CT/MR Basics Bootcamp

Credentialing - What Do I Need for Cardiovascular CT and MR?; Patient Preparation and Safety; Common CT Protocols and Dose Optimization; Cardiac MRI: Basic Protocols; Structured Reporting of CT and MR; and Question and Answer

Case Based Bootcamp-Common Indications for CT/MR

Have You Met My Aunt Minnie? Interesting Cardiac Findings You Should Know!; Coronary Artery Variants in Origin and Termination; Coronary Artery Disease - Native Vessels; Evaluation of Coronary Bypass Grafts and Stents; Cardiac CT: Beyond the Coronaries Arteries; and Question and Answer.

Course Objectives

After completing this activity, radiologists, cardiologists, medical physicists, allied health personnel and other physicians who use cardiovascular imaging in the care of their patients should be better able to:
  • Discuss the effect and place of artificial intelligence on cardiovascular imaging
  • Identify the cutting edge techniques of cardiac CT and MRI in adults and children
  • Discuss the best way to handle challenging patients under challenging conditions
  • Interpret common CT and MR indications and protocols


Release date: March 5, 2019
Expiration date: March 4, 2022
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Meetings by Mail. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This enduring material includes 18 hours MR, 15.5 hours CT and 2.25 hours PET. Several presentations concern multiple modalities.
All credits for this enduring material are applicable to meet Self Assessment CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

Additional Information

The 46th Annual Meeting of the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI) features nearly one hundred internationally renowned experts providing a comprehensive update of influential topics at the intersection of radiology and cardiology. Considerable focus is placed on increasing impact of Cardiac CT and MRI on the anatomical and functional assessment of acquired and congenital heart disease.  Dedicated pediatric sessions will enhance the viewer’s perspective.  Worth up to 27 AMA PRA Category Credits™, this activity meets the entire Self Assessment requirement for ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC).  Additionally, the NASCI 46th Annual Meeting meets ACR CME requirements for accreditation in both CT and MRI.