Planning for cardiac surgical services: advice from an Ontario consensus panel. For the Consensus Panel on Cardiac Surgical Services in Ontario and the Steering Committee of the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario.
The Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) Consensus Panel on Cardiac Surgical Services drew on the literature and its own expertise to recommend guidelines for expanding services. This report, which is not an official position paper of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, presents these recommendations. Rates of surgery are linked to diagnostic capacity… (More)