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SCAI Expert Consensus Statement on Best Practices in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Consensus Statement Cath Lab Administration Quality

Endorsed by the Cardiological Society of India and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologia intervencionista (SOLACI)

Affirmation of value by the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology–Association Canadienne de Cardiologie d'Intervention

These “best practices” further the goal to help assure the consistent delivery of high-quality care in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. These measures are critical to patient safety, laboratory efficiency, and patient and referring physician satisfaction.

All authors: Srihari S. Naidu, MD, FSCAI; Herbert D. Aronow, MD, MPH, FSCAI; Lyndon C. Box, MD, FSCAI; Peter L. Duffy MD, MMM, FSCAI; Daniel M. Kolansky, MD, FSCAI; Joel M. Kupfer, MD; Faisal Latif, MD, FSCAI; Suresh R. Mulukutla, MD; Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI, FSCAI; Rajesh V. Swaminathan, MD, FSCAI; and James C. Blankenship, MD, MHCM, FSCAI.

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