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Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 2168–2171 | Cite as

Selection of abstracts from the scientific sessions of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Philadelphia PA June 23–26, 2018

  • Jacek Kwiecinski
  • Yoon Jae Lee
  • Piotr Slomka
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Abstract

This mini-review highlights cardiovascular studies that were presented during the 2018 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) annual meeting in Philadelphia. The aim of this review is to inform readers about several noteworthy studies reported at the meeting. Although cardiovascular application of PET and SPECT are not the primary focus of the SNMMI, several scientific teams working in this field presented their latest scientific findings at this meeting. The review therefore aims to inform the readers who did not attend the SNMMI annual meeting about some interesting new concepts presented this year at the conference.

Keywords

PET SPECT nuclear cardiology cardiovascular imaging 

Abbreviations

AFD

Anderson–Fabry disease

DL

Deep learning

ECG

Electro-cardiogram

FDG

18F fluorodeoxyglucose

18F-NaF

18F-18 sodium fluoride

LV

Left ventricle

MACE

Major adverse cardiovascular events

MBF

Myocardial blood flow

MI

Myocardial infarction

MPI

Myocardial perfusion imaging

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

PET

Positron emission tomography

PTF

Perfusable tissue fraction

SPECT

Single-photon emission computed tomography

TPD

Total perfusion deficit

Notes

Disclosures

Piotr Slomka receives software royalties for Quantitative Perfusion SPECT (QPS) software from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The other authors have nothing to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacek Kwiecinski
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yoon Jae Lee
    • 1
  • Piotr Slomka
    • 1
  1. 1.Artificial Intelligence in Medicine ProgramCedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.BHF Centre for Cardiovascular ScienceUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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