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The history of interventional cardiology

Kenneth Kent

in Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199569083
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199697816 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569083.003.002

Series: Oxford Textbooks

The history of interventional cardiology

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The rich history of interventional cardiology is befitting this subspecialty which is now responsible for treating over a million patients each year. These procedures improve quality of lives and reduce mortality. Interventional cardiology recently celebrated its third decade, in September, 2007.

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Subjects: Radiology ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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