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Volume 3: Coronary Artery Disease

On January 29, 2016 the opportunity to earn SAM/CME credits associated with Radiology Select Volume 3: Coronary Artery Disease will expire. If you have previously purchased access to the Volume 3 Online Educational Edition, you will need to complete the SAMs tests by January 28, 2016 to earn credit. After this date, your access to the online tests will be removed.

The Online Educational Edition of Volume 3 will be available at a 50% discount off the standard price until January 28, 2016. This offer applies to the Online Educational Edition only and does not apply to print or the tablet editions. The discount will appear on your receipt and your credit card will be charged appropriately. The tests associated with Volume 3 must be completed by January 28, 2016 in order to receive SAM/CME credits. After this date, your access to the online tests will be removed.

This volume features 29 articles that cover:

  • Basic image information and artifacts on cardiac MR
  • Radiation reduction methods
  • Advanced cardiac CT and MR techniques
  • Cardiac viability imaging
  • Multimodality imaging
  • Evidence-based clinical applications of diagnostic and prognostic

The Online Educational Edition includes 5 SAMs tests with an opportunity to earn 12.50 SAM credits and 12.50 CME credits. This enduring material can be applied towards the ABR self-assessment requirement.

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Guest editors discuss the importance of Radiology Select and its topic - Coronary Artery Disease


Radiology Select Volume 3: Coronary Artery Disease Guest Editors

Marc Dewey, MD, PhD, joined the Department of Radiology at Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin in 2002. He has been an Associate Editor of Radiology since 2011 and was the editor of Cardiac CT (Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2011). For his work on cardiovascular imaging he received the Wilhelm-Conrad-Röntgen Prize in 2009 and the Röntgenring in 2012. He is the current president of the Röntgen Society of Berlin and Brandenburg (founded, 1898).

Karen G. Ordovás, MD, MAS, is an assistant professor in the department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California–San Francisco (UCSF) and codirector of the UCSF Cardiovascular Imaging Research Interest group. She completed her residency in 2001 at the Cardiology University Foundation/Heart Institute of Porto Alegre, Brazil. She has been dedicated to cardiac imaging research at UCSF since 2003. She completed her clinical fellowship in cardiothoracic radiology at UCSF in 2007. She was an RSNA Research Fellow and an ARRS Research Scholar awardee. She also completed an MAS program in Advanced Clinical Research at the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and is currently actively engaged in the scientific program committees of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging.

Albert de Roos, MD, received his MD degree from the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) in 1980. After an internship in internal medicine, he completed his residency in radiology at Leiden University in Leiden, the Netherlands in 1985. Currently, he is professor of radiology at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, the Netherlands. His main scientific interest is the clinical evaluation of cardiovascular CT and MR imaging applications in congenital and acquired heart disease. He has coauthored many publications and books on these topics, including MRI and CT of the Cardiovascular System, coedited with Charles B. Higgins, MD. His service to professional societies and journals includes the vice-presidency of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and serving as deputy editor for Radiology.

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