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  1. Precertification for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in medicare beneficiaires : a melting pot or a need for better national standards ?

    Article - En anglais

    The following report describes the results of a survey of PRO precertification criteria for coronary angioplasty used by PROs across the Unitede States.

    It illustrates the wide diversity of patient selection and criteria in use for safely performing this procedure a result of this method of setting local guidelines, many of which do not follow the recommendations of experts concerning the indications and performance of coronary angioplasty.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Indication, Critère sélection, Cardiopathie coronaire, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Artère coronaire, Epidémiologie, Technique, Traitement, Homme, Traitement instrumental, Dilatation instrumentale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Indication, Selection criterion, Coronary heart disease, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary artery, Epidemiology, Technique, Treatment, Human, Instrumentation therapy, Instrumental dilatation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0204118

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.