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National Association Endorses Recommendations for Contrast Agent Use in Heart Ultrasounds (Echocardiograms)
Date:11/4/2008

patient through further testing and improves efficiency, resulting in cost savings.

ASE advises the medical community that implementation of a contrast program requires a strong commitment to quality on the part of the medical director. Laboratories that have been successful in establishing contrast agent use have uniformly implemented a practice by which the sonographer, at the beginning of the study, identifies the need for the use of a contrast agent, on the basis of a standing order that clearly describes appropriate indications and addresses the relatively few contraindications.

To read the full document, visit http://www.asecho.org.

About ASE

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is a professional organization of physicians, cardiac sonographers, nurses and scientists involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system. The organization was founded in 1975 and has more than 14,000 members nationally and internationally. For more information on ASE, visit http://www.asecho.org or ASE's Public Information site, http://www.SeeMyHeart.org.

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