76 Radial Access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - Does Access Site Choice Translate Into Clinical Benefit?

@inproceedings{Rajani201476RA,
  title={76 Radial Access for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention - Does Access Site Choice Translate Into Clinical Benefit?},
  author={Nikil K. Rajani and Adam Brown and L Mccormick and Hammad Parwaiz and Stephen P. Hoole and Nick E. J. West},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction Randomised controlled trials have demonstrated that transradial (TR) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces bleeding and improves survival compared with transfemoral access (TF). This benefit may be most marked in the context of primary PCI (pPCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Due to the learning curve associated with TR PCI, these benefits may not translate immediately into real-world practice.Our study sought to determine the effect on clinical outcomes, as… CONTINUE READING
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