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Table 4 Survey Sect. 2: questions and answers about the radiology resident’s opinion

From: Challenges and opportunities to delivering cardiac imaging training: a national survey by the Italian college of cardiac radiology

Radiology resident opinion
Survey item Answer: n° (%) Answer: n° (%) Answer: n° (%) Answer: n° (%) Answer: n° (%)
Importance of cardiac imaging training Unimportant: 1 (0%) Slightly important: 14 (6%) Moderately important: 75 (32%) Important: 90 (38%) Very important: 55 (24%)
Adequateness of CCTA imaging training Definitely Not: 26 (11%) Probably Not: 40 (17%) Possibly: 59 (25%) Probably: 50 (21%) Definitely: 60 (26%)
Adequateness of CMR imaging training Definitely Not: 28 (12%) Probably Not: 42 (18%) Possibly: 69 (29%) Probably: 46 (20%) Definitely: 50 (21%)
Best teaching method (regarding the reporting) Alone with correction: 80 (34%) Assisted reading: 135 (66%) Just watching report: 0 (0%)   
Preference about training Didactic lecture: 47 (20%) Conference: 4 (2%) Didactic lecture + Conference: 184 (78%)   
Possibility of research in cardiac imaging Never: 16 (7%) Rarely: 39 (17%) Sometimes: 63 (27%) Often: 67 (29%) Always: 50 (20%)
Importance of doing research in cardiac imaging Unimportant: 7 (3%) Slightly Important: 17 (7%) Moderately Important: 64
(27%)
Important: 80 (34%) Very Important: 67 (29%)
Work in cardiac imaging in the future Definitely Not: 30 (13%) Probably Not: 31 (13%) Possibly: 81 (35%) Probably: 49 (21%) Definitely: 44 (18%)
Relationships between cardiology and radiology Good: 111 (47%) Not good: 32 (14%) Unsure: 92 (39%)   
In the future cardiac imaging will be done by Radiologist: 39 (17%) Combined Readouts: 147 (63%) Radiologist extracardiac findings only: 6 (3%) Cardiologist: 24 (10%) Unsure: 19 (7%)
  1. CCTA: coronary computed tomography angiography; CMR: cardiac magnetic resonance