Kentucky pilot project for primary PCI without onsite CABG.

  title={Kentucky pilot project for primary PCI without onsite CABG.},
  author={John A. Myers and Guy Brock and Savitri Appana and Laman Gray},
  journal={The Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association},
  volume={107 11},
PURPOSE The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions strongly recommend that primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) should be performed in facilities that have an experienced cardiovascular surgical team available as emergency backup for all procedures. The current study investigates the medical soundness of allowing select facilities in Kentucky to perform primary PCI despite being devoid of… CONTINUE READING


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