Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

  • Andreas Roland Gruentzig

    Mahesh RajuChicago, Illinois, United States Andreas Roland Gruentzig was born at the start of World War II on June 25, 1939 in Dresden, Germany.1 His mother, Charlotta, raised both him and his older brother after their father had failed to return from the war. His mother, a teacher, had difficulty supporting her family while living…