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2020 Appropriate Use Criteria for Chronic Lower Extremity Venous Disease of the AVF, SVS, AVLS and SIR

Stimulated by published reports of potentially inappropriate application of venous procedures, the American Venous Forum and its Ethics Task Force in collaboration with multiple other professional societies including the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS), and the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) developed the appropriate use criteria (AUC) for chronic lower extremity venous disease to provide clarity to the application of venous procedures, duplex ultrasound imaging, timing, and reimbursements

IAC Vascular Testing Diagnostic Criteria References

These diagnostic criteria references serve as example references only. Inclusion on the website does not imply any endorsement of these criteria by the IAC Vascular Testing Board of Directors or staff, nor does the IAC take any position with regards to the materials presented. Furthermore, inclusion does not indicate that these criteria comply with accreditation requirements. Individual members are responsible for validating the diagnostic criteria specific to their own vascular laboratories.