2014 Korean guidelines for appropriate utilization of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging: A joint report of the Korean society of cardiology and the Korean society of radiology

Yeonyee E. Yoon, Yoo Jin Hong, Hyung Kwan Kim, Jeong A. Kim, Jin Oh Na, Dong Hyun Yang, Young Jin Kim, Eui Young Choi

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Abstract

Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is now widely used in several fields of cardiovascular disease assessment due to recent technical developments. CMR can give physicians information that cannot be found with other imaging modalities. However, there is no guideline which is suitable for Korean people for the use of CMR. Therefore, we have prepared a Korean guideline for the appropriate utilization of CMR to guide Korean physicians, imaging specialists, medical associates and patients to improve the overall medical system performances. By addressing CMR usage and creating these guidelines we hope to contribute towards the promotion of public health. This guideline is a joint report of the Korean Society of Cardiology and the Korean Society of Radiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-385
Number of pages27
JournalKorean Circulation Journal
Volume44
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Nov 1

Keywords

  • Appropriateness criteria
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Guideline
  • Heart
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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