|For years, ASNC has been a leader in establishing the value of nuclear cardiology in the imaging community. With the publication of clinical guidelines, information statements, training standards, and educational resources, ASNC provides essential information to healthcare professionals and patients alike.
ASNC would like to make the information contained in these documents readily available to members and other individuals interested in the field with a new program called “Practice Points”. Listed below are topics currently available in the series. Check this page often as new Practice Points will be added routinely.
Practice Points are available in PDF format and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in for your Web browser.
Evaluating Appropriateness for Cardiac Computed Tomography
(Released December 23, 2011)
Single Photon-Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
(Released September 15, 2010; Updated August 15, 2011)
PET Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
(Released July 8, 2010; Updated August 15, 2011)
Cardiac F-18 FDG PET
(Released June 1, 2010; Updated August 15, 2011)
Evaluating Appropriateness for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging
(Released September 14, 2009; Updated August 15, 2011)
Reporting of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Tests
(Released August 3, 2009; Updated August 15, 2011)
Pharmacologic and Exercise Stress Tests
(Released July 1, 2009; Updated August 15, 2011)
Publication and distribution of these documents are made possible by corporate support from Astellas Pharma US, Inc., Bracco Diagnostics Inc., Covidien, GE Healthcare, and Lantheus Medical Imaging. Corporate supporters are not involved in the creation or review of information contained in Practice Points.