Ultrasound-Guided Catheterization of the Femoral Artery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

@article{Sobolev2015UltrasoundGuidedCO,
  title={Ultrasound-Guided Catheterization of the Femoral Artery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.},
  author={Maria Sobolev and David Paul Slovut and Alfredo Lee Chang and Ariel Shiloh and Lewis Ari Eisen},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={318-23}
}
OBJECTIVES The goal of this meta-analysis was to determine the utility of real-time two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound guidance for femoral artery catheterization. BACKGROUND Despite the shift toward establishing vascular access via the radial artery rather than the femoral artery, femoral artery cannulation is still frequent in cardiac catheterization… CONTINUE READING