A new device for percutaneous suture-mediated closure of arterial puncture sites using exteriorized needles: initial experience.

@article{Hahn2001AND,
  title={A new device for percutaneous suture-mediated closure of arterial puncture sites using exteriorized needles: initial experience.},
  author={Ulrich Hahn and Angelika Betsch and Jakub Wiskirchen and Christopher Koenig and Gunnar Tepe and Andreas Baumbach and Stephan H. Duda},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={456-9}
}
PURPOSE To assess the feasibility and initial clinical results of Closer (Perclose, Redwood City, California), a new device for percutaneous suture-mediated closure of arterial puncture sites. METHODS Vascular interventions were performed using 6 and 7 French sheaths in 22 consecutive patients. All patients underwent suture-mediated percutaneous closure with the new device. Patients were followed by physical examination the day after the procedure. RESULTS Immediate hemostasis was achieved… CONTINUE READING

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