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Current events in cardiopulmonary radiology, updates about the journal’s web site features, and links to other web sites of interest to cardiopulmonary radiologists.
Friday, April 22, 2016

The May­ 2016 issue of JTI includes the following highlights:

 

  • Part 2 of a symposium devoted to Diffuse Lung Disease, including state-of-the-art review articles on imaging of "Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis" and "Morphology of the Aging Lung on Computed Tomography"
  • Original research on aortic root size by echocardiogram compared with CT, image processing techniques for nonviable tissue measurement on late gadolinium enhancement MRI, high-pitch non-gated CT in neonatal cardiac assessment, and incidental findings on transcatheter aortic valve implantation-planning CT.

Monday, April 11, 2016

The AHRQ National Webinar on Shared Decision Making Tools for Lung Cancer Screening originally scheduled for April 7 will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm ET. 

Confirmed speakers and topics:

  • Robert Volk, Ph.D. (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center):  Evidence-based Policy Recommendations about Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening and Introduction of an Implementation Toolkit that Meets Current Policy Requirements
  • Richard Street, Jr, Ph.D. (Texas A&M University and Baylor College of Medicine):  Practical Strategies for Implementing High Quality Shared Decision Making Processes in the Primary Care Setting

Moderator:

  • Monique D. Cohen, Ph.D., M.P.H. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

This activity will be accredited for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and certified health education specialists. Determination of continuing education credit through Professional Education Services Group is pending.


Register now to secure a spot for this Webinar. Select: http://bit.ly/22jZWOk


 



Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Published ahead-of-print in JTI are 2 research papers and 1 symposium article.

Brian Haas and colleagues present results from their study "Nondiagnostic Computed Tomography-guided Percutaneous Lung Biopsies Are More Likely When Infection Is Suspected." This study focuses on the rate of nondiagnostic biopsies in the setting of suspected pulmonary infection.

Ilona Michalowska and colleagues study on "Coronary Artery Variants and Anomalies in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valve" discusses the prevalence of coronary artery anomalies in those with bicuspid aortic valves relative to those with normal tricuspid aortic valves.

Marian Martin and colleagues review clinical issues relevant to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from the vantage point of a radiologist ("Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis").

 

All articles are available online for current subscribers and can be purchased by nonsubscriber.​


Monday, March 21, 2016

​The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will host a free webinar Thursday, April 7 from 2:30 – 4p.m. ET, to discuss its new lung cancer screening decision aid and toolkit.

Confirmed speakers and topics:

  • Robert Volk, Ph.D. (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center):  Evidence-based Policy Recommendations about Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening and Introduction of an Implementation Toolkit that Meets Current Policy Requirements
  • Richard Street, Jr, Ph.D. (Texas A&M University and Baylor College of Medicine):  Practical Strategies for Implementing High Quality Shared Decision Making Processes in the Primary Care Setting

Moderator:

  • Monique D. Cohen, Ph.D., M.P.H. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

This activity will be accredited for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and certified health education specialists. Determination of continuing education credit through Professional Education Services Group is pending.


Register now to secure a spot for this Webinar. Select: http://bit.ly/22jZWOk


 


Monday, February 22, 2016

The March 2016 issue of JTI includes the following highlights:

  • An announcement of JTI's new deputy editors, Drs. Joe Schoepf and Jeff Kanne
  • Part I of a two-part symposium devoted to Diffuse Lung Disease, including state-of-the-art review articles on imaging of diffuse lung diseases associated with collagen vascular disease, smoking, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Original research on CT scoring of sarcoidosis, CT dose reduction techniques, and bone-suppressed chest radiographs.
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria review of "routine" chest radiography
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Current events in cardiopulmonary radiology, updates about the journal?s web site features, and links to other web sites of interest to cardiopulmonary radiologists.