SCAI releases updated guidelines for ad hoc PCI

SCAI's updated consensus document for the appropriate use of ad hoc percutaneous coronary intervention emphasizes clear, informed patient consent, careful risk assessment, clinical judgment and a team-based approach to decision making. The document appears in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. Although ad hoc PCI is safe, says lead author Dr. James Blankenship, "there are certainly circumstances where it is important to stop after the diagnostic portion and further consider what you are going to do."

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration) · CardiovascularBusiness.com · TCTMD.com · TheHeart.org (Montreal) (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Health Plan CEO – Oregon
Trillium Community Health Plan
Eugene, OR