Navigation Links
Study Finds PCI Safe, Effective Despite Off-Site Cardiac Surgery
Date:3/29/2008

Emergency bypass surgery is rare -- it's needed in about 0.3 percent of PCI patients -- but the mortality rate is high, about 13 percent.

For the new study, Dr. Kutcher and co-investigators analyzed data from the NCDR CathPCI Registry (an ACC initiative conducted in partnership with SCAI) on 9,029 patients treated at 61 medical centers with off-site cardiac surgical back-up and 299,132 patients treated at 404 medical centers with on-site cardiac surgery programs. Programs with off-site surgical back-up tended to be smaller -- more than half of the medical centers had fewer than 200 beds -- and to perform fewer PCIs. Only 30 percent of off-site programs performed more than 200 PCI procedures annually, and only 43 percent performed more than 36 primary PCIs annually, as compared with 94 percent and 80 percent of on-site centers, respectively (p<0.0001). In addition, off-site hospitals treated higher-risk patients: Some 41 percent of patients treated at off-site centers were experiencing a heart attack at the time of PCI, as compared with 29 percent of patients treated at on-site centers (p<0.0001).

Still, the two types of hospitals had similar rates of procedural success (94 percent for off-site centers vs. 93 percent for on-site centers), overall complications (6.4 percent vs. 6.3 percent, respectively), emergency surgery (0.31 percent vs. 0.37 percent), and mortality with emergency surgery (13.64 percent vs. 12.59 percent). In a risk-adjusted analysis, hospitals with on-site cardiac surgery were more likely to perform emergency bypass surgery, but overall in-hospital mortality was no different in the two groups (odds ratio, 1.08 for on-site vs. off-site centers, p=0.507).

That the hospitals in this study voluntarily chose to submit data to the NCDR is one sign of their commitment to quality, Dr. Kutcher said. Two additional statistics are telling: 92 percent of PCI centers with off-site surgery were prepared to do PCI 24 hours a days, seven day
'/>"/>

SOURCE SCAI-ACCi2
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
4. Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of PDX in Patients with Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
5. Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) Partners with Novartis to Advance Phase II Study of Deacetylase Inhibitor
6. Potential Safety Issue Identified in Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Study of HCV-796
7. Study Suggests High-Dose Fish Oil May Significantly Improve Behavior in Children with ADHD
8. MicroDose Announces Positive Results From the QDose Inhaled Insulin Glucose Clamp Study
9. Video: Landmark Study in The Lancet: Patients Treated With Betaseron(R) After First MS Attack Experienced Significant Delay in MS Progression
10. MacroGenics Begins Global Phase 2/3 Protege Study in Recent-onset Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
11. Sarasotas Roskamp Institute Releases Study Defining a Mechanism for Development of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome, Forerunners of Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, Endoscopic Operative Devices, ... Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the global endoscopy devices ... and is expected to grow at a CAGR of ... value of USD 36.9 billion in 2019. ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014  Veran ... company, announced today the positive, cost-effective final ... innovative SPiNPerc™ procedure. The SPiNPerc endobronchial percutaneous ... a percutaneous approach to biopsy when a ... patients and physicians experience positive financial outcomes ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Neurelis, Inc. ("Neurelis") today announced an ... option held by Biotie to purchase Neurelis, clearing the ... (intranasal diazepam) for pediatric and adult epilepsy patients who ... year, Biotie has advanced the development program for NRL-1 ... clinical work required for NDA submission to the FDA.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6Veran Medical Publishes Lung Cancer Patient Management Study 2Neurelis Regains Rights to Intranasal Diazepam Program 2Neurelis Regains Rights to Intranasal Diazepam Program 3
... of Hypertension,s Twenty-Third ... Annual Scientific Meeting - A cumulative forty-five percent ... of BENICAR(R) (olmesartan medoxomil), and BENICAR HCT(R) (olmesartan medoxomil/hydrochlorothiazide) achieved ... normotension (< 120/80 mm Hg) (placebo:1.4%)., - Eight out of 10 (cumulative ...
... Florida and Scripps Research in La ... ... and LA JOLLA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-,FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... Scripps Research,Institute, a non-profit biomedical research organization, today announced,that an agreement ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 2New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 3New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 4New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 5New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 6New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) 7Poniard Pharmaceuticals Licenses Kinase Inhibitors From The Scripps Research Institute 2Poniard Pharmaceuticals Licenses Kinase Inhibitors From The Scripps Research Institute 3Poniard Pharmaceuticals Licenses Kinase Inhibitors From The Scripps Research Institute 4
(Date:7/14/2014)... California (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... to reach USD 4,285.1 million by 2020 growing ... new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Steady ... biology for bioinformatics R&D programs designed for sequencing ... number of clinical studies in pharmacogenomics and pharmacokinetics ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Kenn ... practices recently. The video is meant to describe the business ... real estate broker and national speaker – Kenn Renner – ... of branding, marketing, and goal setting techniques. , Investing in ... extra money. Some people do it as their career, while ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... NATURALLY, DANNY SEO, a new magazine ... with a Fall issue that hits newsstands nationwide on ... the healthy, natural and good for you life with ... beauty, travel, home, and entertaining all through Danny’s unique ... “Instead of gimmicky weight loss tips and fluffy celebrity ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 According to the ... is a helpful guide that features a series of new ... in its review that this book can help readers understand ... of high blood pressure, and effective methods to control ... are reviewed now by Vkool, was penned by Ken Burge, ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 Vaginal Mesh ... against seven different pelvic mesh manufacturers in the U.S. ... & Schulte LLC. The federal complaints are pending against ... 2327), American Medical Systems (MDL No. 2325), and C.R. ... there are 58,262 Vaginal Mesh lawsuit claims pending, according ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Computational Biology Market by Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation), by Services (In-house, Contract) is Expected to Reach USD 4,285.1 Million by 2020 2Health News:Global Computational Biology Market by Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation), by Services (In-house, Contract) is Expected to Reach USD 4,285.1 Million by 2020 3Health News:Global Computational Biology Market by Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation), by Services (In-house, Contract) is Expected to Reach USD 4,285.1 Million by 2020 4Health News:Global Computational Biology Market by Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation), by Services (In-house, Contract) is Expected to Reach USD 4,285.1 Million by 2020 5Health News:Global Computational Biology Market by Application (Cellular & Biological Simulation), by Services (In-house, Contract) is Expected to Reach USD 4,285.1 Million by 2020 6Health News:Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine 2Health News:Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine 3Health News:Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine 4Health News:Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine 5Health News:Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine 6Health News:Blood Pressure Solution Book Review Exposes Ken Burge's Hypertension Treatment Guide – Vkool.com 2Health News:Blood Pressure Solution Book Review Exposes Ken Burge's Hypertension Treatment Guide – Vkool.com 3Health News:Nearly 60,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Claims Filed Against Seven Different Pelvic Mesh Manufacturers 2Health News:Nearly 60,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Claims Filed Against Seven Different Pelvic Mesh Manufacturers 3Health News:Nearly 60,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Claims Filed Against Seven Different Pelvic Mesh Manufacturers 4Health News:Nearly 60,000 Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Claims Filed Against Seven Different Pelvic Mesh Manufacturers 5
... linked to hypertension years later, study finds , MONDAY, ... and Afghanistan who go into combat are more likely ... than those who serve in supporting roles, a new ... appeared to be a unique risk factor for newly ...
... Surging obesity rates have reversed gains, study finds , MONDAY, ... heart disease may be on the wane, experts say, with ... are now in the clear when it comes to heart ... bear much of the blame for the downturn, the researchers ...
... Analysis notes tamoxifen, raloxifene can up chances of other ... Medications given to women at high risk for developing ... drugs carry other health risks, a new analysis suggests. ... at numerous published studies, including randomized clinical trials and ...
... Global meeting ... ... Scientists and Technologists, , ,WHAT: 21st International Radon Symposium , , ,WHEN: September 20-23, ... Station, , ,WHY: Radon remains a serious, global health threat and remains the ...
... 14 Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a ... Europe is used for the ablation of tumors and worldwide ... who wishes to remain anonymous, donated the majority of the ... NM, to purchase a SonicOne(R) Ultrasonic Wound Cleansing and Debridement ...
... , LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 14 ... Higgins, PhD has been named Chief Operating ... as InteKrin,s Chief Scientific Officer after joining the Company earlier ... has had increasingly broad operational and strategic responsibility in key ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Combat Exposure Tied to Chronic High Blood Pressure 2Health News:Most Adult Americans at Some Risk for Heart Disease 2Health News:Most Adult Americans at Some Risk for Heart Disease 3Health News:Medications That Lower Breast Cancer Risk Carry Other Dangers 2Health News:Medications That Lower Breast Cancer Risk Carry Other Dangers 3Health News:21st International Radon Symposium 2Health News:Misonix Equipment Funded By Anonymous Patient Donation 2Health News:Misonix Equipment Funded By Anonymous Patient Donation 3Health News:InteKrin Therapeutics Appoints Linda Slanec Higgins, PhD Chief Operating Officer 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: