• Rationale and Comments

    Repeat imaging to address the same question, when no pathology has been previously found and there has been no clinical change in the patient’s condition, is not indicated.

    Sponsoring Organizations

    • American Society of Echocardiography


    • ACC/AHA guidelines


    • Cardiovascular


    • Douglas PS, et al. ACCF/ASE/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/ SCAI/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR 2011 appropriate use criteria for echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011;24:229-67.