Thrombotic occlusion of the radial artery as a complication of the transradial coronary intervention.

@article{Kim2010ThromboticOO,
  title={Thrombotic occlusion of the radial artery as a complication of the transradial coronary intervention.},
  author={Kyu Seop Kim and Hyung Seo Park and Won-Il Jang and Jae Hyeong Park},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular ultrasound},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={31}
}
Transradial approach is known as a convenient method for percutaneous coronary intervention with lesser bleeding complication and improved patient’s comfort. However, thrombotic occlusion of the radial artery can be occurred as a complication of this procedure. Though there are few symptoms according to the radial artery occlusion due to dual blood supplies of the hand, thrombotic occlusion can be a problem especially in the patients with receiving coronary artery bypass graft surgery. To avoid… CONTINUE READING