Application of appropriateness criteria to stress single-photon emission computed tomography sestamibi studies and stress echocardiograms in an academic medical center.

OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to apply published appropriateness criteria for single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in a single academic medical center. BACKGROUND The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) have developed… CONTINUE READING