RSNA 2015

check presentations from our editorial board members: (

  1. Dr. Suhny Abarra

2. Marc Dewey

3. Christoph Karmonik

4. Jonathon Leipsic

5. Sasan Partovi

6. Parabhakar Rajiah

7. Johan Reiber

8. Joseph Schoepf

9. Lei Zhao

10. Paul Schoenhagen


Current utilization of cardiac computed tomography in mainland China: A national survey

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Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy: our December issue is online

Vol 5, No 6 (December 2015): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Clinical performance of a novel ultrathin strut, low-dose, sirolimus-eluting stent with abluminal-only biodegradable polymeric coating for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the daily practice
Guy F. A. Prado Jr, Expedito E. Ribeiro, Pedro H. M. C. Melo, Fabio A. Pinton, Antonio Esteves-Filho, Celso K. Takimura, Jose Mariani Jr, Luiz J. Kajita, Gilberto Marchiori, Breno de Alencar Araripe Falcao, Micheli Z. Galon, Paulo R. Soares, Silvio Zalc, Pedro A. Lemos
Patterns of cardiovascular disease in a group of HIV-infected adults in Yaoundé, Cameroon
Alain Patrick Menanga, Christelle Kougang Ngomseu, Ahmadou M. Jingi, Brigitte BrigitteMoluMfangam Mfangam, Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Marie Ntep Gweth, Kathleen Ngu Blackett, Samuel Kingue
A new look at acquired heart diseases in a contemporary sub-Saharan African pediatric population: the case of Yaoundé, Cameroon
Clovis Nkoke, Alain Menanga, Jerome Boombhi, David Chelo, Samuel Kingue
Correlation of coronary plaque characteristics and obstructive stenosis with chronic kidney disease by coronary CT angiography
Chengming Wang, Guanxun Cheng, Yibo Duanmu, Yi Zhu, Lu Xu
Cardiac anomalies in a group of HIV-infected children in a pediatric hospital: an echocardiographic study in Yaounde, Cameroon
David Chelo, Edvine Wawo, Valentin Siaha, Aurelien Anakeu, Francis Ateba Ndongo, Paul Olivier Koki Ndombo, Samuel Kingue

Review Article

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound after endovascular aortic repair—current status and future perspectives
Sasan Partovi, Mathias Kaspar, Markus Aschwanden, Charles Lopresti, Shivanshu Madan, Heiko Uthoff, Stephan Imfeld, Daniel Staub

Case Report

Abrupt progression of ventricular septal perforation after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
Takuya Nakahashi, Kenji Sakata, Toyonobu Tsuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Miho Ohira, Mika Mori, Mutsuko Takata, Masa-aki Kawashiri, Hirofumi Takemura, Masakazu Yamagishi, Kenshi Hayashi
Unprotected distal left main bifurcation drug eluting stent restenosis: first successful experience with simultaneous kissing balloon dilatation using sirolimus coated balloon
Ranjan Shetty, Naveen Chandra Ganiga Sanjeeva, Sumit Agarwal, Manish Doshi, Prakash Sojitra

Arts and Medicine

Lost tribe
Kate MacDowell


Conference Details:
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Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 25, 2016
The Congress will provide the opportunity for a comprehensive overview
of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine,
primarily in the areas of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Genetics
of Heart Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Coronary Artery Disease, Peripheral
Arterial Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Lipoprotein Disorders,
Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome, Heart Failure, Valvular Heart
Disease, Diseases of the Aorta, Cardiac Arrhythmias and
Electrophysiology, Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers and
Cardioverter-Defibrillators, Sudden Cardiac Death, Pediatric
Cardiology, Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery, Heart
Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Measurement of
Outcome and Quality of Cardiovascular Care.

Plans for this CME meeting are progressing extremely well, and as of
now over 150 of the most distinguished cardiologists and scientists have agreed
to join the faculty participating in this Congress. Papers will be
presented in the form of plenary sessions, symposia and posters, and
will include superb scientific material originating from numerous
laboratories around the globe.
Inquiries: Asher Kimchi, M.D., Congress Chairman International Academy
of Cardiology PO Box 17659, Beverly Hills, CA 90209, USA

Is the Presence of a Solitary Kidney an Independent Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury after Contrast-enhanced CT?


Is the Presence of a Solitary Kidney an Independent Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury after Contrast-enhanced CT?

McDonald JS, Katzberg RW, McDonald RJ, Williamson EE, Kallmes DF.

Radiology. 2015 Nov 2:142676. [Epub ahead of print]

Is the Presence of a Solitary Kidney an Independent Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury after Contrast-enhanced CT?

Circulation: ‘Retrospective Analysis of Long Term Outcomes After Combat Injury: A Hidden Cost of War’

Conclusions—In Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, the severity of combat injury was associated with the subsequent development of hypertension, coronary artery disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease.