Webinar - Cardiac PET Imaging: whats new and how to start
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 13:22<p>As our healthcare system is constantly looking for more value medicine, the use of cardiac PET is rapidly expanding and becoming one of the pillar for cardiac imaging. Cardiac PET has been widely adopted because it provides: high diagnostic accuracy and it is safe, efficient and patient-centered.</p> <p>IBA invites you to attend a free webinar presented by 2 leading figures of Nuclear Medicine: Dr. Terrence Ruddy and Dr. Parthiban Arumugam.</p> <p>What will you learn from the webinar ?</p> <ul> <li>Cardiac PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in 2020 - By Dr. Terrence Ruddy</li> </ul> <p>Dr. Ruddy will start with the basic of PET Cardiac imaging versus other modalities and share the recent advances in the field including the last results of the ISCHEMIA trial and coming CMS AUC (Appropriate Use Criteria) and its potential impact in the field.</p> <ul> <li>How to implement a Cardiac PET Program in your site - By Dr. <span>Parthiban</span> <span>Arumugam</span></li> </ul> <p>Dr. Arumugam will share his expertise on how to plan and implement a PET Cardiac Imaging Program covering resources (cost of equipment, tracers and staffing requirements) and supporting guidelines from national and international societies and also additional information that perfusion PET can offer over and above SPECT for a more precise diagnosis.</p>
Dr. Terrence Ruddy
Dr. Terrence Ruddy, FRCPC,FACC is the Director of Nuclear Cardiology at University of Ottawa Heart Institute and a Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. Parthiban Arumugam
Dr. Parthiban Arumugam is a Consultant Nuclear Medicine Physician at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom Society.