Audit and quality control in angioplasty in Europe: procedural results of the AQUA Study 1997: assessment of 250 randomly selected coronary interventions performed in 25 centres of five European countries. AQUA Study Group, Nucleus Clinical Issues, Working Group Coronary Circulation, of the European Society of Cardiology.

@article{Maier1999AuditAQ,
  title={Audit and quality control in angioplasty in Europe: procedural results of the AQUA Study 1997: assessment of 250 randomly selected coronary interventions performed in 25 centres of five European countries. AQUA Study Group, Nucleus Clinical Issues, Working Group Coronary Circulation, of the European Society of Cardiology.},
  author={Willibald Maier and Michel Enderlin and Tassilo Bonzel and Nicholas Danchin and G. V. Heyndrickx and Volker Muehlberger and Karl Ludwig Neuhaus and Federico Piscione and Nicolaus J Reifart and Joerg Antoni and Y. Ogurol and Manfred B. Wischnewsky and Bernhard Meier},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 17},
  pages={1261-70}
}
AIMS Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) has become the most widely used major intervention in western medicine. However, there is disparate use of this technique among different European countries and the U.S.A. In an attempt at quality assurance, the working group Coronary Circulation of the European Society of Cardiology has carried out… CONTINUE READING