Successful removal of an entrapped and kinked catheter during right transradial cardiac catheterization by snaring and unwinding the catheter via femoral access.

@article{Khoubyari2012SuccessfulRO,
  title={Successful removal of an entrapped and kinked catheter during right transradial cardiac catheterization by snaring and unwinding the catheter via femoral access.},
  author={Rostam Khoubyari and Reza Arsanjani and Mohammad Reza Habibzadeh and Jos{\'e} Miguel Abad Echeverri and Mohammed Reza Movahed},
  journal={Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={
          202.e1-3
        }
}
Since its introduction by Campeau in 1989, the transradial approach for coronary angiography has gained significant popularity among interventional cardiologists due to its lower access site complication rates, cost-effectiveness, and shorter hospital course. Although the transradial approach is much safer than the transfemoral approach, it has its own inherent rare complications including radial artery occlusion, thrombosis, nonocclusive radial artery injury, vasospasm, and compartment… CONTINUE READING
BETA