摘要

Objectives: A minimum percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) hospital volume of 400 cases per year is recommended by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA). However, it is unclear whether this minimum value standard applies to non-Western developing countries, such as Taiwan. The aim of this study was to assess the application in Taiwan of current ACC/AHA practice guidelines for minimum hospital PCI volume. Methods: Using the 2003 Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database and the Cause of Death Data File, we analyzed and compared the risk of 30-day mortality for patients (n = 12 369) treated at low- (
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)547-552
頁數6
期刊American Heart Journal
155
發行號3
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 三月 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 心臟病學與心血管醫學

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