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Public Statement from the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery, Joint Cerebrovascular Section of the AANS and CNS, and Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
October 17, 2018 -  The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that it will abandon formal training and experience standards for physicians performing mechanical thrombectomy at Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSCs) and Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Centers (TSCs). Under the new standards, physicians performing thrombectomy do not need to be certified by the Society of Neurological Surgeons’ Committee on Advanced Subspecialty Training (CAST), which includes equal multi-specialty representation from neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery,   More...