Europe's smaller states focus on cardiac and cancer care
This article was originally published in Clinica
Hearts made the headlines in the Nordic region of Europe this year as the Scandinavian countries and Finland expanded their use of PTCA. Proportionally, Norway led the field for the number of PTCA procedures per year in the Nordic area, carrying out 117 PTCA procedures per 100,000 inhabitants in 2000. Sweden undertook 94, Denmark 92 and Finland only 55 in the same year.