Appropriateness ratings of percutaneous coronary intervention in Japan and its association with the trend of noninvasive testing.

@article{Inohara2014AppropriatenessRO,
  title={Appropriateness ratings of percutaneous coronary intervention in Japan and its association with the trend of noninvasive testing.},
  author={Taku Inohara and Shun Kohsaka and Hiroaki Miyata and Ikuko Ueda and Shiro Ishikawa and Takahiro Ohki and Yutaro Nishi and Kentaro Hayashida and Yuichiro Maekawa and Akio Kawamura and Takahiro Higashi and Keiichi Fukuda},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2014},
  volume={7 9},
  pages={1000-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the appropriateness of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in Japan and clarify the association between trends of pre-procedural noninvasive testing and changes in appropriateness ratings. BACKGROUND Although PCI appropriateness criteria are widely used for quality-of-care improvement, they have not been validated internationally. Furthermore, the correlation of appropriateness ratings with implementation of newly developed noninvasive… CONTINUE READING
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