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 ® Committee and the ACCF Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Cited Authors

  • White, RD; Patel, MR; Abbara, S; Bluemke, DA; Herfkens, RJ; Picard, M; Shaw, LJ; Silver, M; Stillman, AE; Udelson, J; American College of Radiology, ; American College of Cardiology Foundation,

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 493 - 500

PubMed ID

  • 23827001

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-349X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.05.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States