Response by Costa et al to Letter Regarding Article, "The Rotterdam Radial Access Research: Ultrasound-Based Radial Artery Evaluation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Coronary Procedures".


BACKGROUND Radial artery wall might be damaged after cannulation for cardiac catheterization. We investigated structural changes of the radial artery wall after catheterization to understand whether these might predict radial pulsation loss or occlusion and local pain or functional impairment of the upper extremity. METHODS AND RESULTS Ninety patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.116.003990


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