The Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: 2020 Year in review

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2021 Mar-Apr;15(2):180-189. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2021.02.004. Epub 2021 Feb 22.


The purpose of this review is to highlight the most impactful, educational, and frequently downloaded articles published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT) for the year 2020. The JCCT reached new records in 2020 for the number of research submissions, published manuscripts, article downloads and social media impressions. The articles in this review were selected by the Editorial Board of the JCCT and are comprised predominately of original research publications in the following categories: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), coronary artery disease, coronary physiology, structural heart disease, and technical advances. The Editorial Board would like to thank each of the authors, peer-reviewers and the readers of JCCT for making 2020 one of the most successful years in its history, despite the challenging circumstances of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords: COVID-19; Cardiac CT; Cardiac computed tomography; Coronary CT angiography; Coronary artery calcium; Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography; Structural heart disease.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research*
  • COVID-19 / complications
  • COVID-19 / diagnosis
  • COVID-19 / virology*
  • Computed Tomography Angiography
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnostic imaging
  • Coronary Artery Disease / physiopathology
  • Coronary Artery Disease / virology
  • Heart Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Heart Diseases / physiopathology
  • Heart Diseases / virology*
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Humans
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors
  • SARS-CoV-2 / pathogenicity*