Transradial approach for coronary angiography and interventions: results of the first international transradial practice survey.

@article{Bertrand2010TransradialAF,
  title={Transradial approach for coronary angiography and interventions: results of the first international transradial practice survey.},
  author={Olivier F. Bertrand and Sunil V. Rao and Samir Pancholy and Sanjit S. Jolly and Josep Rod{\'e}s-Cabau and E. Larose and Olivier Costerousse and Mich{\`e}le Hamon and Tift Mann},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 10},
  pages={1022-31}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate practice of transradial approach (TRA). BACKGROUND TRA has been adopted as an alternative access site for coronary procedures. METHODS A questionnaire was distributed worldwide with Internet-based software. RESULTS The survey was conducted from August 2009 to January 2010 among 1,107 interventional cardiologists in 75 countries. Although pre-TRA dual hand circulation testing is not uniform in the world, >85% in the U.S. perform Allen or… CONTINUE READING
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