ACR Appropriateness CriteriaThe ACR Appropriateness Criteria® are evidence-based guidelines to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition. Employing these guidelines helps providers enhance quality of care and contribute to the most efficacious use of radiology.
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November 2013 Update

The ACR Appropriateness Criteria cover 197 topics with over 900 variants. Expert panels in diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and radiation oncology develop the guidelines. This update includes the following 12 new topics:

 

Please see the sections below for additional details.


Diagnostic Imaging Topics

Updated in November 2013 with new and revised topics.

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Interventional Radiology Topics

Updated in November 2013 with two revised topics and one new topic.

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Radiation Oncology Topics

Updated in November 2013 with new and revised topics.

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