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BACKGROUND Transradial approach (TRA) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been wildly applied among unselected patients. However, only very few small studies have compared the outcomes between TRA and transfemoral approach (TFA) in elderly patients. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety between TRA and TFA in elderly patients by a pooled(More)
BACKGROUND Transradial approach (TRA) outweighed transfemoral approach (TFA) in acute coronary syndrome patients because the former has better short-term outcomes in high-volume percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centers. Our study was one of the limited studies specifically in comparing the short- and medium-term effects of TRA and those of TFA in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between perioperative bleeding post percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and 1 year adverse cardiovascular events in elderly patients. METHODS From June 2006 to August 2011, 1 105 elderly ( ≥ 75 years) patients undergoing PCI in Fuwai Hospital were prospectively included. Patients were divided into peri-procedure(More)
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