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SCAI Expert Consensus Statement for Advanced Training Programs in Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization

Consensus Statement Training

Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiology is the practice of catheter‐based techniques that improve cardiac physiology and circulation through the treatment of heart disease in children and adults with congenital or acquired heart defects. The statement puts forth recommendations for program infrastructure in terms of teaching, personnel, equipment, facilities, conferences, patient volume and trainee assessment. This statement aims to set a standard for training programs and provide applicants with a baseline on which to judge and compare programs.

All authors: Laurie Armsby, MD; Robert H. Beekman III, MD; Lee Benson, MD, MSCAI; Thomas Fagan, MD, FSCAI; Donald J. Hagler, MD, MSCAI; Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, MSCAI; Ralf Holzer, MD, MSc, FSCAI; Frank Ing, MD, MSCAI; Jacqueline Kreutzer, MD, FSCAI; Peter Lang, MD; Daniel S. Levi, MD, FSCAI; Larry Latson, MD, MSCAI; Phillip Moore, MD; Charles Mullins Sr., MD, MSCAI; Carlos E. Ruiz, MD, PhD, MSCAI; and Robert Vincent, MD, MSCAI.

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Evidence-based recommendations that promote optimal patient care based on current state-of-the-art science in interventional cardiology.