The use of the Angioseal device for femoral artery closure.

  title={The use of the Angioseal device for femoral artery closure.},
  author={Alan Abando and Douglas Hood and Fred Weaver and Steven Katz},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={40 2},
BACKGROUND As vascular surgeons perform increasing numbers of percutaneous catheter-based procedures, they will need to become familiar with varying methods of femoral artery closure. Few studies on closure devices have included significant numbers of patients with peripheral arterial disease. It is the purpose of this study to determine whether the Angioseal device (St. Jude Medical) is a satisfactory method of achieving femoral artery puncture site hemostasis in these patients. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
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