Location of femoral artery access and correlation with vascular complications.

@article{Pitta2011LocationOF,
  title={Location of femoral artery access and correlation with vascular complications.},
  author={Sridevi R Pitta and Abhiram Prasad and Gautam Kumar and Ryan J Lennon and Charanjit S. Rihal and David R. Holmes},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2011},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={294-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to document the frequency of optimal femoral artery access location and its correlation with vascular complications in contemporary practice. BACKGROUND Vascular access bleeding during coronary interventions is associated with adverse outcomes. A potential strategy for reducing access-site bleeding is to achieve optimal location for the femoral access. However, there is a paucity of data on how well this goal is achieved in clinical practice using… CONTINUE READING

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