Joint Expert Consensus: 2014 Update - PCI Without On-Site Surgical Backup

Updated:Mar 17,2014
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SCAI/ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Document: 2014 Update on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Without On-Site Surgical Backup

  • Determines current prevalence trends 
  • Summarizes new performance literature
  • Provides a summary of relevant information based on a review of existing scientific documents
  • Addresses best practice methods and facility requirements for doing PCI without on-site surgical back-up
  • Evaluates the role in the United States healthcare setting of PCI without on-site surgical back-up


    Read the full article in Circulation
    [published online ahead of print March 17, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000037.


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