IAC Vascular Testing recommends the use of these modified criteria for carotid interpretation at this time. Broad acceptance of this recommendation will enhance the accuracy of the detection of clinically-relevant ICA stenosis and further reduce the variability in grading of ICA stenosis on duplex studies by IAC-accredited vascular labs.
Facility Identification Data Facilities must provide accurate identification data (i.e., National Provider Identifier [NPI] data and/or Medicare enrollment numbers) in order for the IAC to inform certain private insurers and the Centers for Medicare and … Read More
Monthly Walkthrough Checklist for facilities applying in IAC Vascular Interventional accreditation.
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
In the context of Venous Reflux studies and peripheral vein mapping studies. Credit: Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worschester, MA).