Despite substantial efforts to define and develop methods to evaluate the quality of individual operators and programs performing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), existing approaches have acknowledged limitations.1-3 The difficulties arise from the complex nature of decision-making; both the proper selection of patients and the objective appraisal of technical performance of the procedure are relevant to assess, but neither is simple to measure.
Klein LW, Anderson HV, Rao SV. Proposed Framework for the Optimal Measurement of Quality Assessment in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. JAMA Cardiol. Published online September 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.3228
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