Cardiovascular societies publish consensus on TAVR programs

03/6/2012 | (Montreal) (free registration)

A coalition of medical organizations including SCAI has contributed to a consensus statement outlining TAVR program procedures and requirements. SCAI Past President Dr. Carl Tommaso, who led the consensus document writing committee, outlined the importance of having a well-rounded team, with collaboration between interventionalists and cardiothoracic surgeons at its heart. "This is a technology in its infancy. Because of the sophistication and the complexity of the procedure, it requires a lot of different minds," Tommaso said. The document also specifies facility requirements, including a cardiac cath lab or cath lab/operating room hybrid.

View Full Article in: (Montreal) (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
President/Chief Executive Officer
Winston-Salem, NC
Director of Product Planning Development; Market Planning, Innovation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Quincy , MA
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX