Radial Access

Feature | March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015 — Patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing angioplasty who received the anticoagulant drug...
News | October 27, 2014
October 27, 2014 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. recently unveiled its new ThinkRadial website and educational initiative...
News | April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014 — Treatment options for high-risk heart patients with severely calcified coronary artery disease (CAD)...
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Feature | November 13, 2013
November 13, 2013 — The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) published a first-of-its-kind...
radial access
Feature | November 01, 2013
November 1, 2013 — A clinical trial...
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Technology | October 07, 2013
October 7, 2013 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of...
Radial access cath lab bethesda transradial artery
News | October 03, 2013
October 3, 2013 — While 95 percent of cardiac catheterizations in the United States are done through the groin,...
Feature | September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013 — Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the...
Technology | September 04, 2013
September 4, 2013 — Terumo has introduced the GlideSheath Slender Hydrophilic Introducer Sheath, a 6 French sheath that...
radial access

Ultrasound can help obtain radial artery access. While it may add about six minutes of time to the procedure, utilization may reduce femoral crossover.

Feature | May 29, 2013 | Jeffrey M. Schussler M.D., FACC, FSCAI, FSCCT, FACP
Transradial coronary artery angiography was a major focus at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions (...

Terumo's TR Band Radial Compression Device

News | May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013 — The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey approved an agreement under which Vascular...

Vascular Solutions recently announced it is now the exclusive distributor of the R-Band radial hemostasis compression device in the United States under an agreement with Lepu Medical Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd., developer and manufacturer of the device. The R-Band, which has FDA 510(k) clearance, is a radial compression device to achieve hemostasis following transradial diagnostic and interventional catheterization procedures.

Feature | May 13, 2013 | Ajay J. Kirtane, M.D., SM, Philippe Généreux, M.D., and Stéphane Rinfret, M.D., SM
When cath labs begin performing...
Rad Board, Radial Assist, radial access
News | April 23, 2013
??April 23, 2013 — Medical device developer Radial Assist LLC was recently awarded a U.S. patent for its Rad Board, a...
Technology | April 16, 2013
April 16, 2013 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...
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