Evaluation of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Society of Nuclear Cardiology appropriateness criteria for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging.

@article{Mehta2008EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Society of Nuclear Cardiology appropriateness criteria for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging.},
  author={Rupa Mehta and Ronald P. Ward and Sonal Chandra and Richa Agarwal and Kim Allan Williams},
  journal={Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={337-44}
}
BACKGROUND The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Society of Nuclear Cardiology appropriateness criteria (AC) were created to guide responsible use of single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT). Clinical applicability of the AC has not been evaluated. METHODS AND RESULTS Indications for testing were determined in 1209 patients and… CONTINUE READING