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SCAI/HFSA Clinical Expert Consensus Document on the Use of Invasive Hemodynamics for the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Disease

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This statement aims to describe the clinical utility of invasive hemodynamics in current cardiovascular practice and to:

  • Define clinically relevant hemodynamic concepts and their invasive assessment
  • Describe clinical scenarios in which invasive hemodynamic assessment should be strongly considered
  • Emphasize continuous quality improvement and professional development in the field of invasive hemodynamics

All authors: Paul Sorajja, MD, FSCAI (Chair); Barry A. Borlaug, MD (HFSA); Vasiliki V. Dimas, MD, FSCAI; James C. Fang, MD (HFSA); Paul R. Forfia, MD (HFSA); Michael M. Givertz, MD (HFSA), Navin K. Kapur, MD, FSCAI (HFSA), Morton J. Kern, MD, MSCAI, and Srihari S. Naidu MD, FSCAI.

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