Ali F Iqtidar

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BACKGROUND Transradial access for cardiac catheterization and intervention is a recognized method for reducing complications and improving patient comfort. However, there are concerns over possible increased operator radiation exposure. We tested the hypothesis that a simple lead drape would reduce operator exposure in transradial procedures. METHODS(More)
Operators may feel apprehension when considering the transradial approach in patients with cardiogenic shock due to concerns of the need for femoral access for mechanical support. There is however potential benefit of transradial approach in this setting by reducing bleeding complications in patients on potent anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents. We(More)
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