The most comprehensive symposium on CT.

Looking for a radiology conference that will benefit the whole department? Our team of program directors and faculty have dedicated themselves to creating a learning experience that will be interactive and engaging for everyone - radiologists, technologists, physicists, students, residents and administrators. Whether you're interested in the articulation of "value" in CT, the potential impact of artificial intelligence, the clinical implementation of dual energy techniques, optimizing exposure control across vendors, understanding the impact of various scanner options or collecting pearls for interpreting clinical examinations, our 2018 CT conference has it all.

September 14-16 | San Diego, CA


ISCT 2018 Program At A Glance

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Preliminary ISCT 2018 Topics

+ Coronary CT Angiography & Fractional Flow Reserve: Winds Of Change

Coronary CTA Must Be A Part Of Your Practice
Coronary CTA: Best Practice Workflows
My Scanner Is State Of The Art, Do I Still Need Beta Blockers & Nitrates?
Dealing With Abherrant Heart Rhythms
Cardiac Resuscitation (ECG Editing): Vendor Specific Vs. General
Interpretation: Making Your Workstation Work For You
Physiology: The Language Of Cardiologists
FFR: Why All The Hype?
FFRCT: Use Cases
FFRCT: The Options
Working With & Providing For Cardioloists
Image Quality Of Coronary CTA: Standard Vs. FFRCT Applications

+ Stroke Imaging & The Critical Role Of CT: "DAWN" Of A New Era

Dual Energy CT: Applications In Stroke Imaging
"Stroke Code": Pre-Hospital Assessment & CT Ambulance Services
Acute Ischemic Stroke: Overview Of Imaging Algorithms & Patient Care Pathways
New For 2018: AHA Stroke Management Guidelines
"Dawn" & "DEFUSE3" Trials: Thrombectomy Up To 24 Hours Post-Stroke Onset
Stroke Imaging For Treatment Triage: The Role Of CTP?
Stroke Imaging For Treatment Triage: How Can Machine Learning Help?
Stroke & Hemorrhage: How To Acquire & Read A Head CT
Stroke & Hemmorhage: CTA & CTA-Collateral Acquisition Protocols
Acute Stroke: How To Read A Head & Neck CTA
Acute Hemorrhage: How To Read A Head CTA
Evaluation Of "Headache" In Young Adults & Adult Women
Challenging Case Review: Tips & Tricks, Pearls & Pitfalls In Differential Diagnosis Of Common Nerological Emergencies
Summing Up: The Role Of CT In The Management Of Acute Stroke & Hemorrhage

+ Pediatrics

Radiation Dose, Image Quality & Age
Contrast Medium Delivery & Dose
How To Set AEC Correctly For The Peds Patient
More Topics Coming Soon

+ Over/Under Utilization In CT: What The Clinicians Are Reading

CT In Tumor Board
Business Case For Tumor Metrics & Quantitative CT
Radiologist As Consultant For Patients
CT Based Body Composition Assessment
Management Guidelines For Renal Mass On Imaging
How Aggressive Should We Be With Small Pancreas Cyst?

+ Toward Standardized Reporting

Why Standardize Reporting & How To Do It
Reporting Recommendations For Pancreatitis
Reporting Template For PDAC
Urologist Expectations From CT Of Renal Mass Or Kidney Stones
Reporting Living Liver-Kidney Donor CT
CTE & Reporting Template For IBD
Colon CT

+ Lung Cancer Screening

Making The Economic Case For LCS
Assuring Continuity Of Care In LCS
What Do Referrers Want From The Radiologist Report?
LungRADS: The Easy & The Challenging
LungRADS: What Needs To Be Changed
The Role Of Risk Calculators In Lung Cancer Screening
Does The Rest Of The World Believe In The NLST: International Trials

+ Solving Workflow Conundrums

What To Inject & How
To Screeen Or Not To Screen For Azotemia
How Many Phases Are Nevessary & When
Oral Contrast Media Choices & Protocols
Body Parameters For CT Protocol Customization
Challenges & Solutions In Managing CT Protocols

+ Making Dual Energy Work For Your Practice

Dual Energy CT: Principles & Acquisition Options
What Type Of Dual Energy Image Should You Use?
Managing A Multi-Vendor DECT Environment
Five Practical Strategies To Improve "Value" Of Imaging Using DECT
Can Virtual Non-Contrast Images Truly Replace True Non-Contrast Images?
Top 5 Application For DECT: Evidence Base
The Business Case For DECT

+ CT Technologies: What's New

Iterative Reconstruction: Does It Really Help?
Protocol Customization Tools
Even Better Spatial Resolurion
Siemens Training Session
GE Training Sessions
Philips Training Sessions
Canon Training Session

+ AI & Deep Learning: Reality, Hype, & Your Attention

Machine Learning In Radiology: Ready For Prime Time?
CheXNet: Computers Outperform Radiologists When Detecting Pneumonia In Chest X-Rays? Radiologist-Level Pneumonia Decetion On Check X-Rays With Deep Learning
Workflow Automation Through Deep Learning
Defining The Best Use Cases For AI
Radiologist Decision Support
Bias In Algorithms
Why AI Won't Replace Or Save Us & When Will AI Fully Integrate: Tomorrow, Next Year Or Ten Years?

+ Managing Emergencies

Oral Contrast In The ER: Always, Never, Or Sometimes?
Whole Body CT In Trauma: Scanning & Injection Techniques
Detection Of Active Hemorrhage With Multi-Energy CT
MDCT Of Acute Lower Intestinal Hemorrhage
Bowel Trauma: Are We Doing Any Better?
CT Of Solid Organ Trauma: How Many Phases?
Pelvic Hemorrhage In Trauma: What Really Matters?
Acute Appendicitis: When Is MR Preferable Over CT?
Abdominal Pain In The Pregnant Patient
CT Of Bowel Obstruction: What's Important?
Peptic Ulcers: An Easily Missed Diagnosis On CT
CT Of Penetrating Chest Trauma
Role Of CT In The Management Of Minimal Aortic Injury