Houston Methodist

The Imaging Correlates of Healthy Coronary and Vascular Aging

Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD, MSc
Director of Cardiovascular PET
Associate Director, Nuclear Cardiology
Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist

In the year 2030, one in every five Americans will be older than 65. Prevention of atherosclerosis in this patient population is of utmost importance. This seminar will review the clinical and imaging correlates of healthy vascular aging. Imaging tools to detect healthy vascular beds, including coronary and vascular calcium depositions and positron emission tomography coronary flow reserve, will be discussed. In addition, the impact of enhanced cardiorespiratory fitness on healthy aging will be reviewed.

Light refreshments served.

Thursday, June 13 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Houston Methodist Research Institute, Ernest H. Cockrell Boardroom R2-311
6670 Bertner Avenue

Event Type

Seminar

Category

Research

Attendance Options

In-Person

Website

http://attend.houstonmethodist.org

Department & Center
DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Speaker

Mouaz H. Al-Mallah, MD, MSc Director of Cardiovascular PET Associate Director, Nuclear Cardiology Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Houston Methodist

Contact Email

iamevents@houstonmethodist.org

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