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Future Focus
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Future Focus: Interviews with experts about the future of cardiovascular computed tomography

In-depth conversations with the world's top pioneers and practitioners of cardiovascular CT. Conducted by members the the FiRST Committee , these interviews aim to give insight on the technology, industry and vocation of CCT.

Future Focus with Brian B. Ghoshhajra, MD, MBA, FSCCT | Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Host: Prashant Nagpal, MD; University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Drs. Ghoshhajra and Nagpal discuss the impact of a cardiovascular CT program in evaluation of chest pain for ER (Emergency room) patients and upcoming advances in the field of cardiac CT. 



Future Focus with James K. Min, MD, FSCCT | Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Host: Sumit Gupta, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, PhD; Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA


Drs. Min and Gupta discuss the expanding role of cardiovascular CT in preventive cardiology and its utility in plaque imaging, influence of machine learning on cardiac imaging and the pivotal role played by FiRST for early career cardiovascular imagers.

Future Focus with Jonathon A. Leipsic, MD, FSCCT; University of British Columbia I Vancouver, Canada

Host: Nidhi Madan, MD, MPH; Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL


Drs. Leipsic and Madan discuss the expanding role and indications of cardiovascular CT in the current era of structural heart disease interventions.



Future Focus with Suhny Abbara, MD, FSCCT; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center | Dallas, TX

Host: Nidhi Madan, MD, MPH; Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Drs. Abbara and Madan discuss the exciting advancements in the field of cardiovascular CT beyond the assessment of cardiovascular anatomy.


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