Slovenian experience from diagnostic angiography to interventional radiology

Dusan Pavcnik

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Background: The purpose of writing this article is to document the important events and people in the first 50 years of diagnostic angiography and interventional radiology in Slovenia. During this period not only did the name of the institutions and departments change, but also its governance. Conclusions: This depicted the important roles different people played at various times in the cardiovascular divisions inside and outside of the diagnostic and interventional radiology. Historical data show that Slovenian radiology has relatively immediately introduced the new methods of interventional radiology in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-425
Number of pages10
JournalRadiology and Oncology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Mar 1 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Diagnostic angiography
  • History
  • Interventional radiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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