Tag: Ruby anniversary

Ruby anniversary: 1977 – A remarkable year for kings and queens

History was made on 16 September 1977 when Andreas Grüntzig performed world’s first in-human coronary angioplasty procedure—paving the way for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...

ESC 2017: Young cardiologists discuss highlights of congress

In this video from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Steen Dalby Kristensen (Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus N, Denmark) talks to members...

Ruby anniversary: The key revolutions of the past 40 years

Advances in materials and techniques over the past 40 years have led to a substantial reduction in major adverse cardiovascular events. Giuliana Capretti and...

Ruby anniversary: Peculiarities about the world’s first PCI

On 16 September 1977, Bernhard Meier helped Andreas Grüntzig to perform the world’s first in-human coronary angioplasty procedure. In this commentary, he reviews the...