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Angioplasty no riskier at facilities without on-site surgery, study says
Modern Healthcare

Performing percutaneous coronary interventions, such as angioplasty, at centers without on-site surgery capabilities is not associated with higher mortality rates, according to a new study in the Dec. 14 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. That’s despite recently issued guidelines that recommend PCI be performed only at centers with on-site surgery.