Table 1.

Number of PTAa and stent procedures performed in the US 1998-2005

YearNumber of PTA proceduresNumber of stent procedures
199852,3803792
199966,2354953
200070,6025468
200182,5506518
200298,1488514
2003111,82510,801
2004128,74512,327
2005139,02415,260
  • a PTA, percutaneous transluminal angioplasty