The Portuguese Interventional Cardiology Registry from 1992 to 2003.

  title={The Portuguese Interventional Cardiology Registry from 1992 to 2003.},
  author={H{\'e}lder Pereira and Lino Patr{\'i}cio and Domingos Magalh{\~a}es},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology},
  volume={25 2},
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present paper was to report trends in Portuguese interventional cardiology from 1992 to 2003 and to compare these data with other European countries. METHODS Based on questionnaires distributed to and completed by Portuguese interventional cardiology centers we give an overview of the development of coronary interventions since 1992, when data were first collected. In 2003, 24,834 diagnostic catheterization procedures were performed, representing an increase of 315… CONTINUE READING