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.

Videos | Radial Access | October 30, 2015
Sunil Rao, M.D., associate professor of medicine and a member in the Duke University Clinical Research Institute, a...
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Feature | Radial Access | October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015 — Results from a prospective randomized trial of transradial (TRI) versus transfemoral (TFO) access in...
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News | Radial Access | September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015 — For the first time, European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines give the highest degree of...
News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015
August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...
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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News | March 07, 2014
March 7, 2014 — Interventional radiologists have devised a way to access a woman's fibroids by flipping her wrist and...
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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...
Blog | November 08, 2013
By Dave Fornell, DAIC editor The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...
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Feature | November 01, 2013
November 1, 2013 — A clinical trial conducted exclusively in women suggests that an initial strategy of using the...
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Technology | October 07, 2013
October 7, 2013 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of Radial Assist, which include the...
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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...