The role of transradial diagnostic angiography

  title={The role of transradial diagnostic angiography},
  author={Mark G. Cowling and Timothy M. Buckenham and A. -M. Belli},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
To evaluate the use of 4 Fr radial artery catheters as an alternative to both transbrachial and transfemoral approaches. Seventy examinations were performed via the transradial route using 4 Fr 130-cm-long pigtail catheters. Prior to puncture the radial artery was assessed with pulse oximetry to ensure that it did not contribute the dominant blood supply to the hand. Patients were reassessed for complications within 24 hr of the procedure. Acceptable images were obtained in femoral… CONTINUE READING

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