Cardio‐oncology Patients in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

January 12, 2016

Last Updated Month/Year

August 1, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

In recognition of the need for a document on special considerations for cancer patients in the CCL, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) commissioned a writing committee to define the landscape and to provide recommendations (level of evidence C) based on published medical literature and expertise of operators with accumulated experience in the cardiac catheterization of cancer patients.

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Operating and recovery room, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Prevention, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D062645 - Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, D017023 - Coronary Angiography, D000072103 - Oncologists


cancer, malignancy, cardio-oncology, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), stent thrombosis

Source Citation

Iliescu, C.A., Grines, C.L., Herrmann, J., Yang, E.H., Cilingiroglu, M., Charitakis, K., Hakeem, A., Toutouzas, K.P., Leesar, M.A. and Marmagkiolis, K. (2016), SCAI Expert consensus statement: Evaluation, management, and special considerations of cardio‐oncology patients in the cardiac catheterization laboratory (endorsed by the cardiological society of india, and sociedad Latino Americana de Cardiologıa intervencionista). Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent., 87: E202-E223. doi:10.1002/ccd.26379