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The idea of recording the proceedings of meetings has its roots in early history and reflects the human desire to capture the essence of the presentations, the personalities of the people, and the wit and wisdom of the exhanges, and to share bright moments and accomplishments.
In 1979, a symposium at Leiden University combined the biennial Einthoven Lecture with papers reviewing the history of cardiovascular catheterization, angiography, and surgery. The international origins of the development of catherterization-angiography are recalled in the personal memories of Lewis Dexter, Richard Bing, Israel Steinberg, and Helen Taussig (United States), Sir John McMichael (Great Britain),
History and Perspectives of Cardiology. Catherization, Angiography, Surgery and Concepts of Circular Control.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:160. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-1-160_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(1):160.
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