SPECT: Quality improvement program

Cesia Gallegos, Patty Reames, Robert Hendel

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on quality issues related to SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging, emphasizing the appropriate use of this technology and reinforcing the use of known performance metrics and standards to improve daily practice. The chapter will provide specifi c examples in the areas of appropriate use criteria, image acquisition, radiation exposure, intra-modality and image interpretation quality improvement initiatives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuality Evaluation in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages277-285
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319280110
ISBN (Print)9783319280097
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Gallegos, C., Reames, P., & Hendel, R. (2016). SPECT: Quality improvement program. In Quality Evaluation in Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging (pp. 277-285). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28011-0_23