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SCAI/ACC/HFSA/STS Clinical Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices in Cardiovascular Care

Consensus Statement

Endorsed by the American Heart Association, the Cardiological Society of India, and Sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiología Intervencionista (SOLACI)

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

This statement provides a summary of the relevant recommendations and references related to percutaneous mechanical circulatory support, with the aim of providing clinicians with concise, evidence‐based recommendations and supporting documentation to encourage their application. 

All authors: Charanjit S. Rihal, MD, FSCAI; Srihari S. Naidu, MD, FSCAI; Michael M. Givertz, MD; Wilson Y. Szeto, MD; James A. Burke, MD, PhD; Navin K. Kapur, MD, FSCAI; Morton Kern, MD, MSCAI; Kirk N. Garratt, MD, MSc, MSCAI; James A. Goldstein, MD, FSCAI; V. Vivian Dimas, MD, FSCAI; Thomas M. Tu, MD, from the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA), Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS), American Heart Association (AHA), and American College of Cardiology (ACC).

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