en | fr | de | sp | it | du | ru | pr
HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
TCTMD-The comprehensive cardiology and interventional resource
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:TCTMD-The comprehensive cardiology and interventional resource
Web address:http://www.tctmd.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct749589
Date of initial review: 25 Mar 2008
Validity of certificate23 Aug 2013 - Aug 2015
Date of last visit24 Oct 2013
   Show the HONcode seal on this site

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
HONcode status

Follow us on
Follow me on Twitter  Find us on Facebook


Speed access of ethical health information online is critical.

Help us in our mission:

Do you think the site is not respecting the HONcode? Do not hesitate to report a claim on this site

The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.


>> More information about the HONcode?

You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
TCTMD is produced and administered by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). CRF's mission is to strive to improve the quality of life for patients with cardiovascular disease. The organization's goal is to advance the development and use of safe and effective minimally invasive cardiovascular treatments.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

Since its launch at TCT 2000, TCTMD has provided clinicians and industry professionals myriad ways to keep up-to-date in the ever-evolving field, including news and data from conferences hosted around the world as well as information about the latest devices and drugs used in the daily practice of cardiovascular medicine.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information on this Web site is not a substitute for, nor does it supersede professional medical advice. If you are seeking medical advice, you should consult a physician or a qualified health provider. Never hesitate in seeking medical attention based on any Content you may view on this Web site.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.

Larson DM, Duval S, Sharkey SW, et al. Safety and efficacy of a pharmaco-invasive reperfusion strategy in rural ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients with expected delays due to long-distance transfers. Eur Heart J. 2011;Epub ahead of print.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

Wednesday, November 02, 2011
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Subscription to TCTMD is free through completion of a registration form found at http://www.tctmd.com/register.aspx. The majority of funding for TCTMD is derived from unrestricted sponsorships and grants from medical device and pharmaceutical companies.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
  (18 Jan 2011) - Link

All content on TCTMD, not specifically referenced as an advertisement, is deemed editorial content and is not impacted in any way by advertisements or their sponsors.
  (18 Jan 2011) - Link

All content on TCTMD, not specifically referenced as an advertisement, is deemed editorial content and is not impacted in any way by advertisements or their sponsors.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

Advertisements are displayed only in specific areas of the site as designated at http://www.tctmd.com/rates.
  (23 Aug 2013) - Link

HONcode status

You have your own website ? Ask for the certification!

Download the free HONcode Toolbar! Search to the HON database of certified websites.
Download the free HONcode Toolbar: Automatic verification of the certification status of health/medical websites.

Principles Search HONcode sites © Health On the Net Foundation