Appropriate Use Criteria

Appropriate Use Criteria  (Sample Content ......)

Appropriate Use of Cardiovascular Technology

The past several decades have seen rapid and extensive changes in the practice of cardiology, especially in the innovation and utilization practices of imaging, interventional, and electrophysiology procedures. Enhanced radionuclide imaging techniques, evolution of echocardiography, development of......

published :2013-03-26 || 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.01.025

Robert C. Hendel || Manesh R. Patel || Joseph M. Allen || James K. Min || Leslee J. Shaw || Michael J. Wolk || Pamela S. Douglas || Christopher M. Kramer || Raymond F. Stainback || Steven R. Bailey || John U. Doherty || Ralph G. Brindis ||

ACCF Proposed Method for Evaluating the Appropriateness of Cardiovascular Imaging 

Advances in the therapeutic options for cardiovascular disease, coupled with improvements in imaging technology, have led to an explosive growth in the performance of cardiovascular imaging. Yet this growth is challenging to interpret as it may represent appropriate use, underuse (i.e., the failure ......

published :2005-10-18 || 10.1016/j.jacc.2005.08.030 

Manesh R. Patel || John A. Spertus || Ralph G. Brindis || Robert C. Hendel || Pamela S. Douglas || Eric D. Peterson || Michael J. Wolk || Joseph M. Allen || Ira E. Raskin || ACCF/ACR/SCCT/SCMR/ASNC/NASCI/SCAI/SIR 200