Standards in vascular radiology


These standards for vascular radiology replace Achieving Standards in Vascular Radiology BFCR(07)13 which has now been withdrawn. The standards needed updating because of the accurate information we now have in the United Kingdom on success and complication rates for vascular procedures and because of the new position interventional radiology (IR) has as a distinct subspecialty. The former is due in large part to the dedication and hard work of UK vascular radiologists who have contributed so much data to the various IR databases which the British Society of Interventional Radiology has devised and run. The latter brings with it increased professional responsibilities for all vascular radiologists in the clinical care of their patients.