Feb 1st 2016

CRISP: Catheterization RISk Score for Pediatrics: A Report from the Congenital Cardiac Interventional Study Consortium (CCISC)

This article describes a risk assessment tool to improve predictive power for occurrence of significant adverse events (SAE) during pediatric cardiac catherization. This tool can be beneficial in day-to-day clinical practice during time-out as well as quality improvement projects. The data is based on a large international multi-institutional registry. 

From Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 

All authors: David G. Nykanen, MD, FSCAI; Thomas J. Forbes, MD, FSCAI;  Wei Du, PhD; Abhay A. Divekar, MBBS, MD, FSCAI; Jaxk H. Reeves, PhD; Donald J. Hagler, MD, MSCAI; Thomas E. Fagan, MD, FSCAI; Carlos AC Pedra, MD, PhD; Gregory A. Fleming, MD, MS, FSCAI; Danyal M. Khan, MD; Alexander J. Javois, MD, FSCAI; Daniel H. Gruenstein, MD, FSCAI; Shakeel A. Qureshi, MD, FSCAI; Phillip M. Moore, MD; David H. Wax, MD. 

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