ANMCO/SICI-GISE/SIC/SIECVI/SIRM Consensus document: Appropriateness of multimodality imaging in cardiovascular disease

Federico Nardi, Paolo Giuseppe Pino, Domenico Gabrielli, Furio Colivicchi, Maurizio Giuseppe Abrignani, Antonio Francesco Amico, Nadia Aspromonte, Francesco Antonio Benedetto, Erika Bertella, Lidia Maria Boccardi, Chiara Bucciarelli Ducci, Pasquale Caldarola, Marco Campana, Pio Caso, Rodolfo Citro, Anna Maria Costante, Benedetta Carla De Chiara, Ernesto Di Cesare, Stefania Angela Di Fusco, Stefano DomenicucciIolanda Enea, Paola Erba, Giorgio Faganello, Silvia Favilli, Giovanna Geraci, Raffaele Giubbini, Nicola Giunta, Vincenzo Guido, Massimo Imazio, Georgette Khoury, Giovanni La Canna, Donato Mele, Antonella Maurizia Moreo, Giuseppe Guglielmo Mercuro, Giuseppe Musumeci, Danilo Neglia, Iris Parrini, Bruno Pinamonti, Luigi Pollarolo, Gianluca Pontone, Carmelo Privitera, Carmine Riccio, Gianfranco Sinagra, Stefano Urbinati, Ferdinando Varbella, Massimo Zoni Berisso, Guerrino Zuin, Andrea Di Lenarda, Michele Massimo Gulizia

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Abstract

The complexity of cardiovascular diseases has led to an extensive use of technological instruments and the development of multimodality imaging. This extensive use of different cardiovascular imaging tests in the same patient has increased costs and waiting times.The concept of appropriateness has changed over time. Appropriateness criteria address the need for specific cardiovascular imaging tests in well-defined clinical scenarios, and define the kind of cardiovascular imaging that is appropriated for each clinical scenario in different stages of the disease. The concept of appropriateness criteria has replaced the old idea of appropriate use criteria and reflects the increasing effort of the international Scientific Societies to create and review in a critical way the management of diagnostic tests used by clinicians.The aim of this Italian consensus document is to address the use of multimodality imaging in the diagnosis and management of the major cardiovascular clinical scenarios, taking into consideration not only the international guidelines and scientific documents already published, but also the reality of Italian laws as well as the various professional profiles involved in patient management and availability of technological diagnostic instruments.

Translated title of the contributionANMCO/SICI-GISE/SIC/SIECVI/SIRM Consensus document: Appropriateness of multimodality imaging in cardiovascular disease
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)34-88
Number of pages55
JournalG Ital Cardiol (Rome)
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

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Nardi, F., Pino, P. G., Gabrielli, D., Colivicchi, F., Abrignani, M. G., Amico, A. F., Aspromonte, N., Benedetto, F. A., Bertella, E., Boccardi, L. M., Bucciarelli Ducci, C., Caldarola, P., Campana, M., Caso, P., Citro, R., Costante, A. M., De Chiara, B. C., Di Cesare, E., Di Fusco, S. A., ... Gulizia, M. M. (2020). Documento di consenso ANMCO/SICI-GISE/SIC/SIECVI/SIRM: Appropriatezza dell’imaging multimodale nelle patologie cardiovascolari. G Ital Cardiol (Rome), 21(1), 34-88. https://doi.org/10.1714/3285.32588