Highlights of the 16th annual scientific meeting of the society of cardiovascular computed tomography

J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2021 Nov-Dec;15(6):506-512. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2021.10.002. Epub 2021 Oct 8.


The 16th Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual scientific meeting welcomed 781 digital attendees from 55 countries. The program included 27 sessions across three simultaneously streaming channels, 11 exhibitors, 153 poster presentations, and 32 ​hours of on demand videos. The main themes of the meeting included coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, structural heart disease, and advanced analytics including machine learning. This article summaries the main themes of the meeting and some of the key presentations, which will shape the future of cardiovascular computed tomography in clinical practice.

Keywords: COVID-19; Cardiovascular computed tomography; Coronary artery disease; SCCT; Structural heart disease.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19
  • Cardiovascular System / diagnostic imaging*
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Heart Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Humans
  • Multimodal Imaging
  • Societies, Scientific
  • Telecommunications / organization & administration*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*