Assessing the need for nuclear cardiology and other advanced cardiac imaging modalities in the developing world Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Needs Assessment
  • Nuclear Medicine

abstract

  • Worldwide utilization patterns for nuclear cardiology vary substantially and may be influenced by physician access to training and education programs. Development of regional training centers of excellence can guide utilization of nuclear cardiology through the application of guideline- and appropriateness-driven testing, training, continuing education, and quality assurance programs aiding developing nations to confront the epidemics of CVD.

publication date

  • December 2009

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s12350-009-9104-y

PubMed ID

  • 19649682

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 956

end page

  • 61

volume

  • 16

number

  • 6