Frequency of percutaneous coronary interventions at facilities without on-site cardiac surgical backup--a report from the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR).

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The practice of performing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in centers without on-site cardiac surgical backup is controversial. Using data from facilities that participated in the American College of Cardiology/National Cardiovascular Data Registry, the incidence of PCI without on-site surgical backup was evaluated. From January 1, 2001 through… (More)

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@article{Dehmer2007FrequencyOP, title={Frequency of percutaneous coronary interventions at facilities without on-site cardiac surgical backup--a report from the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR).}, author={Gregory J. Dehmer and Michael A. Kutcher and Syamal K Dey and Richard Shaw and William S. Weintraub and Kristi Mitchell and Ralph G. Brindis}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2007}, volume={99 3}, pages={329-32} }