Kathleen B Flood

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BACKGROUND Tc99m-pyrophosphate (Tc99m-PYP) scintigraphy has emerged as a diagnostic modality for transthyretin (TTR) cardiac amyloidosis (CA). We sought to examine the variability in test utilization across multiple centers in the US. METHODS An electronic, web-based survey addressing specifics on Tc-99m PYP imaging was emailed to ASNC members, totaling(More)
I response to rapid and unsustainable growth in the use of cardiac imaging procedures, various professional medical organizations have developed appropriate use criteria (AUC) to guide physicians and payers on effective use of these procedures. The AUC serve as a guide for physicians to incorporate symptoms, risk factors, and clinical history in selecting(More)
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