The May 2015 issue of JTI has been published in print and on line. This issue includes a symposium on cardiothoracic emergency imaging, guest edited by Drs. Sanjeev Bhalla and Ioannis Vlahos. The symposium includes the following review articles:
- “Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography for the Assessment of Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: Evidence, Guidelines, and Tips for Implementation” by Dr. Alan Ropp and colleagues
- “Diagnosing Acute Pulmonary Embolism With Computed Tomography: Imaging Update” by Dr. Anand Devarak and colleagues
- “Acute Aortic Syndromes: Current Status” by Drs. Carole Ridge and Diana Litmanovich
- “Acute Traumatic Aortic Injury: Practical Considerations for the Diagnostic Radiologist” by Dr. Constantine Raptis and colleagues.
This issue’s Expert Opinion question focuses on how and when to perform CT myocardial perfusion imaging.
Also included in this issue is an original article entitled “Left Atrial Transverse Diameter on Computed Tomography Angiography Can Accurately Diagnose Left Atrial Enlargement in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation” by Dr. Sahand Sohrabi and colleagues.
Web exclusive content in this issue includes the next installment in Signs in Cardiopulmonary Imaging on the luftsichel sign by Drs. Kevin Day and Isabel Oliva. Other web exclusive content includes the ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Acute Respiratory Illness in Immunocompromised Patients by Dr. Darel Heitkamp and colleagues and the scientific and educational abstracts from the 2015 Society of Thoracic Radiology annual meeting and postgraduate course.