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SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS Operator and Institutional Requirements for Transcatheter Valve Repair and Replacement, Part III: Pulmonic Valve

Position Statement

The emergence of transcatheter pulmonic valve implantation as an alternative to traditional surgical therapy for valvular diseases has been facilitated by innovative devices, rapidly developing techniques, and careful patient selection. This statement aims to outline criteria for operator and institutional requirements that will enable institutions and providers to participate responsibly in this new and rapidly developing field.

All authors: Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, MSCAI; Carlos E. Ruiz, MD, PhD, MSCAI; Evan Zahn, MD, MSCAI; Richard Ringel, MD, FSCAI; Gabriel S. Aldea, MD; Emile A. Bacha, MD; Joseph Bavaria, MD; R. Morton Bolman III, MD; Duke E. Cameron, MD; Larry S. Dean, MD, MSCAI; Ted Feldman, MD, MSCAI; David Fullerton, MD; Eric Horlick, MD, FSCAI; Michael J. Mack, MD; D. Craig Miller, MD; Marc R. Moon, MD; Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, MS, MSCAI; and Alfredo Trento MD; and Carl L. Tommaso, MD, MSCAI. 

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