Evaluation of Coronary CTA Appropriateness Criteria ® in an Academic Medical Center
作者: John A. MillerEugenia RaichlinEric E. WilliamsonRobert B. McCullyPatricia A. PellikkaDavid O. HodgeTodd D. MillerRaymond J. GibbonsPhilip A. Araoz
作者单位: 1Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
2Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
3Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
刊名: Journal of the American College of Radiology, 2009, Vol.7 (2), pp.125-131
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2009.08.013
关键词: Coronary artery diseaseCTx-rayutilizationguidelines as a topicevidence-based medicine
原始语种摘要: Background(#br)The aim of this study was to evaluate published appropriateness criteria for CT angiography (CTA) at the authors' academic medical center.(#br)Methods(#br)Two observers independently reviewed the medical records of 251 patients who had undergone dual-source coronary CTA from June 1 to December 31, 2007. Patients were assigned to indications from 1 of 7 tables from the American College of Cardiology Foundation and ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® . Agreement between the two observers was assessed using κ statistics. Disagreements were resolved by consensus panel. The final numbers of appropriate, uncertain, inappropriate, and not classifiable indications were recorded.(#br)Results(#br)Indications for testing were classified as appropriate in 69 patients (27%), inappropriate in...
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