Radial Access

This channel includes news, techniques and new technology innovations for radial access, also called transradial access or radial artery access. This concerns the location of introducer sheaths and vascular access for interventional procedures. Radial access is supported to result in fewer complications compared to femoral access.

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Arnold Seto, M.D., MPA, FSCAI, chief of cardiology, Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center and director ...

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News | Radial Access | Dave Fornell, Editor

April 28, 2021 — A new study reveals the use of a potassium ferrate hemostatic patch (PFHP) reduces the time to ...

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April 21, 2021 — EnsiteVascular announced it received its second U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market ...

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Jordan G. Safirstein, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, director of transradial catheterization for Atlantic Health System’s Morristown ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has opened one of the region’s first radial lounges in its Gagnon ...

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August 25, 2020 – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has opened one of the region’s first radial lounges ...

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 At Mayo, they have a small, tableside-mounted ultrasound console in the cath labs that is used for both radial and femoral vascular access. Table set up with the patient includes a sterile marker, a hemostat for marking the lower edge of the femoral head using fluoroscopy, a micropunture needle, and a still micropunture sheath.
Feature | Vascular Access | Dave Fornell, Editor

Vascular access site bleeding is associated with higher complications and mortality rates. For decades femoral access ...

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Radial access in the U.S. is now approaching 50 percent. Tranradial access also shows benefit for mortality and decreases in acute kidney injury (AKI).
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Transradial access for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the United States has grown rapidly over the past 20 ...

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December 30, 2019 — Merit Medical Systems Inc., a leading manufacturer of proprietary devices used primarily in ...

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The three sites most often used for distal radial artery access are the (1) anatomic snuffbox above the scaphoid (left), (2) adjacent to the snuffbox at the trapezium bone (center), and (3) the first intermetacarpal space (right). The author’s preference is either of the first two options, although good outcomes have been reported with use of the intermetacarpal space.
Feature | Radial Access | Enrique Flores, M.D., RPVI
Interest in distal radial artery access (DRA) is growing rapidly. Among the benefits of DRA are the low risk of entry ...
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Sunil Rao, M.D., chief of cardiology, Durham VA Health System and a professor at Duke University, and Prashant Kaul, M.D ...

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August 29, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the U.S. commercial launch of the PreludeSync Evo radial ...

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May 15, 2019 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, recently announced the full U.S. launch of its Radial 360 portfolio ...

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February 1, 2019 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that the PreludeSync Distal Compression Device is now available ...

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