Safety and efficacy of a multipurpose coronary angiography strategy using the transradial technique.

@article{Sanmartn2005SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of a multipurpose coronary angiography strategy using the transradial technique.},
  author={Marcelo Sanmart{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Esparza and Joaquin Moxica and Jos{\'e} Antonio Baz and Andr{\'e}as I{\~n}iguez-Romo},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={
          594-7
        }
}
UNLABELLED The use of a single catheter for coronary angiography has a number of potential advantages such as the reduction of arterial trauma, costs and procedural time. Accordingly, we assessed the feasibility and safety of two different strategies for transradial multipurpose coronary angiography. METHODS From February 2002 to December 2004, a total of 657 transradial diagnostic catheterizations were performed by a single operator in which engagement of both left and right coronary… CONTINUE READING