Ron van der Wieken

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OBJECTIVES This study sought to compare procedural and clinical outcomes of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) performed with 6F guiding catheters introduced through the radial,(More)
Radial artery spasm is a frequent complication of the transradial approach for coronary angiography and angioplasty. Recently, we have been able to quantify spasm using the automatic pullback device.(More)
Radial artery spasm may cause severe discomfort during radial artery sheath removal. A hydrophilic-coated sheath may reduce the force required to remove a radial sheath. This force may be quantified(More)