Coronary heart disease is the most frequent cause of death in the Western society.1 Coronary arteriography, a technique to visualize morphologic characteristics of the coronary arteries, has provided an objective basic standard of diagnosis and fundamentally changed our approach to the patient with suspected coronary artery disease.

Netherlands Heart Foundation, Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Medtronic, Merck Sharpe & Dohme BV, Novartis Pharma B.V., Pfizer bv, Radi Medical Systems BV, Servier Nederland B.V., Siemens Nederland N.V., Volcano
P.W.J.C. Serruys (Patrick) , P.J. de Feyter (Pim)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

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