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SCAI/ACC/AHA Expert Consensus Document: Update on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Without On‐Site Surgical Backup

Consensus Statement Quality

This statement aims to:

  1. Determine current trends in the prevalence of PCI without on‐site surgery in the US;
  2. Summarize new literature related to the performance of PCI without on‐site surgery;
  3. Review existing guidelines, expert consensus documents, competency statements and other documents related to PCI without on‐site surgery and summarize all relevant information into a single resource document;
  4. Outline the current best practice methods and requirements for facilities engaged in performing PCI without on‐site surgery; and
  5. Evaluate the role of PCI without on‐site surgery within the current US healthcare system.