Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Detecting residual cardiovascular risk using coronary CT angiography

10' education - Oct. 18, 2021 - Prof. Charalambos Antoniades, MD, PhD - Oxford, UK

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  • Perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) as a 'biosensor' of vascular inflammation 2:41
  • Visualising PVAT in standard CTCA and quantifying coronary inflammation 4:19
  • The Fat Attenuation Index (FAI) allows to identify inflamed coronary arteries, even in the absence of atherosclerotic plaques 4:59
  • Using perivascular FAI to trach responsiveness to treatments 5:40
  • The FAI can detect the residual inflammatory risk 6:40
  • FAI technology in clinical practice 9:14
  • Take home messages 13:50

Educational information

This educational video by Charalambos Antoniades is the second lecture of a series called 'Novel insights in inflammatory makers, AI diagnostic tools and prediction of CV risk'. In the first lecture, Peter Libby talked about novel modulators of inflammation in atherosclerosis. The third and last video of this series is a panel discussion with Peter Libby, Charalambos Antoniades and John Deanfield.


Charalambos Antoniades is professor of cardiovascular medicine and director of the Acute Vascular Imaging Centre at the University of Oxford. He is a consultant cardiologist at Oxford University Hospitals and chair of the British Atherosclerosis Society.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant received from Caristo Diagnostics.

All videos in this series will be posted in the meeting report Watch the first video of this educational series

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