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Getting started: Space, Equipment, Policy and Procedure, Structured Reporting, and Personnel

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    Benjamin Stacey
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    Jessica Boxer
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    Yolanda Bryce
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Published:September 04, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvir.2022.100857
      Setting up a vascular lab (VL) requires initial substantial capital, personnel, real-estate, and time commitment and requires support from leadership and champions. There are certain tangible building blocks for a successful VL. The more time and effort that are leant to these foundational components, the better the VL will operate. This article will discuss the preliminary measures that need to be in place for a successful VL. This article describes space, equipment, policy and procedure, structured reporting, and personnel – the tangible building blocks for a successful VL that needs advanced planning and implementation.
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