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News, resources, and analysis from the Cardiovascular Roundtable
May 14, 2012
On the heels of appropriate use criteria updates for PCI released earlier this year, the American College of Cardiology has just unveiled the first set of criteria aimed at clearly defining appropriate use for diagnostic catheterization. In a study examining 166 potential indications that could warrant a diagnostic cath procedures, the multi-disciplinary team responsible for these new guidelines found that fewer than half should be classified as appropriate.
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March 30, 2012
Citing a need for more clear process explanation for cardiovascular catheterization labs, leaders from prominent cardiology departments across the country have united to develop a consensus statement on best practices for the cath lab, published in this month’s Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. The groups recommendations span the full scope of the process, from credentialing and team composition, to most effectively managing pre-,peri-, and post-operative procedures.
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March 30, 2012