Highlights of the 15th annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2020 Nov-Dec;14(6):466-470. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2020.09.008. Epub 2020 Oct 1.


The 15th Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual scientific meeting (ASM) welcomed 770 digital attendees from 44 countries, over 2 days, with a program that included 30 sessions across three simultaneously streaming channels, 10 exhibitors and a diverse range of scientific abstracts. In addition, #SCCT2020 generated >5900 tweets from nearly 700 engaged social media participants resulting in an estimated 38 million digital impressions and becoming #1 trending medical meeting in social media in the world during the meeting time period. This article summarizes the many themes and topics of presentation and discussion in this meeting, and the many technical advances that are likely to impact future clinical practice in cardiovascular computed tomography.

Keywords: Atherosclerosis; Cardiac computed tomography; Computational flow dynamics; Congenital heart disease; Coronary CTA.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Computed Tomography Angiography*
  • Coronary Angiography*
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnostic imaging*
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Heart Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Predictive Value of Tests