Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging 2021 Feb 15;3(1):e200480. Epub 2020 Oct 15.
Division of Cardiology & Department of Radiology, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 4-417, Washington, DC 20037 (A.D.C.); Heart Institute, Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, Ind (D.M.T.); Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Health System, Center for Structural Heart Disease, Detroit, Mich (J.L., D.D.W.); Division of Cardiothoracic Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex (S.A.); Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Baptist Health of South Florida, Miami, FL, United States and Department of Radiology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL (R.C.C.); Department of Radiology, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada (J.A.L.); Department of Radiology, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Va (C.M.); Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa (P.N.); Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States (M.L.S.); University of Edinburgh/British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (M.C.W.); Division of Cardiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV (I.Z.); and Division of Cardiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Va (T.C.V.); Cardiovascular Imaging Program, Departments of Medicine (Cardiovascular Division) and Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States (R.B.).
Cardiovascular computed tomography (CCT) is a well-validated noninvasive imaging tool with an ever-expanding array of applications beyond the assessment of coronary artery disease. These include the evaluation of structural heart diseases, congenital heart diseases, peri-procedural electrophysiology applications, and the functional evaluation of ischemia. This breadth requires a robust and diverse training curriculum to ensure graduates of CCT training programs meet minimum competency standards for independent CCT interpretation. Read More