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

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The May issue of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging is out.   Highlights include a SA-CME review article on ​Computed Tomography Angiographic Assessment of Acute Chest Pain​ and research articles on ​​​cystic lung cancers as well as the top 100 ​cited pulmonary imaging articles.​​  Another addition to the Signs in Cardiopulmonary section is also included, which is titled "​.​​​​​"​​


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The March issue of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging is out.   Highlights include review articles on ​chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and ​​recent advances ​in CT technology.​​  Another addition to the Signs in Cardiopulmonary section is also included, which is titled "The Double Artery Sign.​​​​​"​



Thursday, December 22, 2016

The January issue of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging is out.   Highlights include a SA-CME article titled "Imaging of the Postsurgical Thoracic Aorta: A State-of-the-Art Review​," a review article on CT diagnosis of nonspecific acute chest pain in the ED, and another article from the Signs in Cardiopulmonary Imaging series titled "Altered Nulling of Myocardium and Blood Pool."​


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

​The November issue of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging is out.   Three symposium articles on cardiac MRI are included covering current concepts in ARVD, MRI applications in infiltrative cardiomyopathies, and an update on the clinical role of MRI in nonischemic cardiomyopathies. Four original articles are also included in this month's journal including a systematic review on coronary-pulmonary fistula.  Online publications include JSTR Meeting Notes, abstracts from the ESTI 2016 Thoracic Summit, and an addition to the Signs in Cardiopulmonary Imaging section--The Segmental Contour Pattern.  In addition to the original research articles, there are two review articles on cutting edge technology in the setting up cardiothoracic imaging: the first on cardiothoracic applications of 3-D imaging and the second on thoracic MRI imaging using hyperpolarized gas in young adults and children.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

​​A better way to achieve long-term retention of skills. Sometimes, a simple tweak can lead to substantial gains! Students were able to retain more math skills when they studied using an interleaved process rather than using a more focused approach.  How can we use this in our own educational pursuits?

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