Cleveland Clinic researchers studied the issue closely and found that patients who meet certain criteria may gain tremendous benefit from CTO
At the same time, CTOs
faced an increasingly complex landscape within which priorities had to be defined.
In considering whether to introduce legislation for CTOs
, the potential clinical benefits to patients and their families have to be weighed against the undoubted curtailment of liberty in an already marginalised and stigmatised patient group.
The BridgePoint Medical CTO
system-comprised of the CrossBoss CFO Crossing Catheter and the Stingray CTO
Re-Entry System--is designed to navigate highly diseased (occluded) coronary arteries and restore healthy blood flow.
Telecom Summit brings together CTOs
, CIOs, network specialists and wireless industry leaders from the nation's largest and most innovative service providers to discuss critical IT topics and trends currently affecting the industry.
The Advocate submission also advised that appropriate checks and balances should be included in legislation to reduce the impact of CTOs
on patients' rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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However, Hafal's members would not want to see a change of policy which led to more CTOs
being imposed except to the extent that patients support the use of CTOs
where they are used instead of continued detention in hospital because they are a lesser form of compulsion.
As health systems increase in size and strides toward meaningful use are being taken, the landscape is primed for the chief technology officer (CTO
) to step in and take the reins of day-to-day IT operations.
Wyman highlighted that the FAST-CTOs study included more difficult (longer length) total occlusions while achieving a significantly higher success rate and lower adverse event rate as compared to other CTO
We undertook this effort to empower CTOs
and other educators with the information they need to provide visionary 21st [century] district technology leadership."