Focused Issue on Advanced Imaging in The Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Diseases

Posted On 2019-07-01 02:15:56


This focused issue on “Advanced Imaging in The Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Diseases” is edited by Prof. Luca Saba, Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Cagliari, Italy.

Prof. Luca Saba received the MD from the University of Cagliari, Italy in 2002. Today he works in the A.O.U. of Cagliari. Professor Saba research fields are focused on Multi-Detector-Row Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance, Ultrasound, Neuroradiology, and Diagnostic in Vascular Sciences. His works, as lead author, achieved more than 160 high impact factor, peer-reviewed, Journals as American Journal of Neuroradiology, Atherosclerosis, European Radiology, European Journal of Radiology, etc. He is well known speaker and has spoken over 45 times at national and international levels.

    Focused issue outline:
  1. Introduction to this focused issue
  2. 3D analysis of car+4:19otid plaque: potentialities and limits
  3. Contrast imaging ultrasound for the detection and characterization of carotid vulneraple plaque
  4. MR imaging of Intracranial atherosclerosis
  5. 3T and 7T imaging of atherosclerotic plaque
  6. Carotid plaque imaging profiling in subjects with risk factors (diabetes – hypertension)
  7. MR imaging of carotid unstable plaque
  8. Plaque imaging volume analysis: technique and application
  9. Carotid plaque imaging and risk score
  10. MR coronary vulnerable plaque imaging
  11. Dual energy CT and coronary imaging
  12. PET molecular targets in coronary atherosclerosis
  13. Artificial intelligence applied to the detection and characterization of carotid plaque
  14. Clinical impact of molecular imaging in CVD
  15. Advanced imaging for the detection of intracranial vessel inflammatory disease
  16. Advanced carotid and coronary plaque imaging: similarities and differences
  17. Imaging of plaque vascularization