Comprehensive meta-analysis of radial vs femoral approach in primary angioplasty for STEMI.

INTRODUCTION Primary angioplasty has improved survival as compared to thrormbolysis. However, bleeding complications still represent the Achille's heel, mainly related to access site. Although the radial approach is getting larger consensus for elective percutaneous procedures, its safety and advantages in the setting of ST-segment elevation (STEMI) is… CONTINUE READING