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.

News | October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. recently unveiled its new ThinkRadial website and educational...

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 — ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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 | Radial Access | May 13, 2013 | Ajay J. Kirtane, M.D., SM, Philippe Généreux, M.D., and Stéphane Rinfret, M.D., SM

When cath labs begin performing...

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News | April 23, 2013

??April 23, 2013 — Medical device developer Radial Assist LLC was recently awarded a U.S....

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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