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2013 ACCF/ACR/ASE/ASNC/SCCT/SCMR Appropriate Utilization of Cardiovascular Imaging in Heart Failure: An Executive Summary A Joint Report of the ACR Appropriateness Criteria (R) Committee and the ACCF Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY White, R. D., Patel, M. R., Abbara, S., Bluemke, D. A., Herfkens, R. J., Picard, M., Shaw, L. J., Silver, M., Stillman, A. E., Udelson, J. 2013; 10 (7): 493-500


The ACR and the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) developed a joint process for determining the appropriate utilization (AU) of cardiovascular imaging modalities in heart failure (HF). This report represents an executive summary of the AU document which was aimed at critically and systematically creating, reviewing, and categorizing clinical situations where physicians order or use imaging tests for patients with suspected, incompletely characterized, or known HF.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.05.002

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