Share of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) performed by transradial access

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Share of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) performed by transradial access
Proportion of cases in which cardiologists access coronary arteries via the radial artery in the wrist, rather than the traditional femoral artery approach through the groin. This reflects the adoption of a less invasive and potentially safer approach to cardiac procedures.
European Society of Cardiology (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data
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October 10, 2023
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October 2024
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The European Heart Health Institute coordinates the ESC Cardiovascular Statistics and Atlas projects, aiming to support evidence-based policy and practice in European cardiology. The project seeks to understand health systems across Europe, identify cost-effective practices, and facilitate their widespread use. It's a significant initiative that tries to bring detailed, accurate health data to the forefront of policy and practice in cardiology across Europe.

The ESC Atlas of Cardiology is a key initiative, gathering data on healthcare systems from ESC member countries. It provides a range of information, from geographical and demographic data to specifics about healthcare organization and financing. Notably, it features a detailed section on cardiology, offering insights into cardiac care services, resources, and reimbursement methods where available.

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