Cardiac arrest during elective stenting
As per a new registry, 2 patients will die per year in centres doing 1500 stentings per year and 4 will have cardiac arrest on the table due to the procedure. The number may be much higher for low volume centres.(Medscape Excerpts): A European registry has shown high rates of unexpected cardiac arrest and death in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention. The analysis of over 113,000 elective cases performed at 11 high-volume PCI centers (> 1500 cases
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