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SCMR is looking for interesting CMR cases for publication on Case of the Week.  We are particularly interested in cases where CMR was essential in diagnosis and management. Submission of multi-imaging modality cases are encouraged.

Submitted cases will be peer-reviewed by the web committee before acceptance and can be listed as a peer reviewed web publication on CV’s. Cases published or under consideration for publication elsewhere or that have been previously presented at SCMR Scientific Sessions will not be accepted.

Cases will initially be posted on the SCMR homepage. Cases will then be available in the archive and for reference.

 
INFOrmation for AUTHORS

Please click the link ‘Submit Case’ below to begin the submission process. All cases should be submitted as text in the form fields (Uploading one word document with all the text in the format listed below  is also acceptable)

Please include a title and list all authors and their institution, town and country.

Sections in the text should include:

  1. Clinical History – Description of the case presentation that led to the decision to obtain a CMR. Please include descriptions of other imaging modalities pertinent to the clinical history.

  2. CMR Findings – Detailed description of the CMR findings. Please choose key still frames that highlight the CMR findings to be submitted separately.

  3. Conclusion – Final CMR impression.  Update on the current clinical status of the patient is encouraged.

  4. Perspective – Discussion of the CMR findings that led to the clinical diagnosis.  Discussion of key learning points from the case with references.

  5. References


Key Images:


Please include a few separate key images of the CMR findings to highlight the importance of the case. Before uploading, be sure that the File names correlate to the Figure Numbers in the text.

Please upload images and files in JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PDF, or AVI/MPG format.


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Image submission:

Once the text and key images submission has been received by the COTW team, the COTW Editor will review the submission.  If the case will be considered for full review, the author will receive an invitation to upload THE COMPLETE DE-IDENTIFIED CMR STUDY to CloudCMR (Heart IT).

THE COMPLETE DE-IDENTIFIED CMR STUDY should be uploaded in DICOM format (Google Chrome-preferred browser). The published case will include a link to the entire de-identified CMR case in CloudCMR.*

*Please email any concerns regarding patient confidentiality to hq@scmr.org.

 

review process

Once THE COMPLETE DE-IDENTIFIED CMR STUDY has been uploaded to CloudCMR, a COTW Associate Editor will create the preliminary webpage from the submitted text and designated key CMR images.  The preliminary webpage will be reviewed by the web committee prior to acceptance.  

 
HOW TO REFERENCE CASE OF THE WEEK ON YOUR CV:

Case of the Week is a peer reviewed online publication that can be listed in your CV. 

Authors name. Title of the case. Webpage corresponding to your case:

(example for Case 10-12: http://www.scmr.org/caseoftheweek/2010/2182.html) (go into case archive, open your case, copy & paste web address at it appears above). Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) website.  

 

PRIZE, BEST CASE-OF-THE-WEEK: 

Prior to the Annual SCMR Scientific Sessions, the COTW team will vote on semifinalists for best case of the year. Semifinalists are invited to present their case at a dedicated Case Session of the Annual Scientific Sessions. A panel consisting of the COTW team will vote on the best case, and the winner will be recognized at the closing plenary session. A great international award to list on the resume!

 

CURRENT TEAM, CASE-OF-THE-WEEK

Editor: Dr. Sylvia Chen (Congenital and Adult CMR, Australia)

Associate Editors:

Dr. Ashish Aneja (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Karima Addetia (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Pranav Bhagirath (Adult CMR, Netherlands)

Dr. Madhusudan Ganigara (Congenital CMR, USA)

Dr. Edward Hulten (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Tarique Hussain (Congenital/Pediatric CMR, USA)

Dr. Jason Johnson (Congenital and Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Rebecca Kozor (Adult CMR, Australia)

Dr. Chetan Shenoy (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Lilia Sierra-Galan (Congenital and Adult CMR, Mexico)

Dr. Robert Tunks (Adult CMR, USA)


Reviewers:

Stephen Darty (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Han Kim (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. John Grizzard (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Steve Leung (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. David Parra (Congenital CMR, USA)

Dr. Giovanni Quarta (Adult CMR, Italy)

Dr. Vikas Rathi (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Vince Sorrell (Adult CMR, USA)

Dr. Kevin Steel (Adult CMR, USA)


Former editors:

Dr. Michael Jay Campbell   

Dr. James Moon

Dr. Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci

Dr. Vikas Rathi

Please contact hq@scmr.org  for information. 

You can also contact the editors directly by looking up their email address in the member’s directory.

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