Appropriate Use Criteria Tackle Imaging in Nonvalvular Structural Heart Disease

Jan 7, 2019 | TCTMD Articles

Various imaging technologies are relevant to the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of patients with nonvalvular structural heart disease. But until now, clinicians needed to consult separate documents for guidance on which tool to choose. New appropriate use criteria (AUC) released today aim to streamline that decision-making by instead focusing on disease states as a whole, rather than on individual modalities.