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.

Blog | March 06, 2013

Over the past decade in the United States, there has been growing interest in transradial artery percutaneous access...

Feature | March 06, 2013 | Dave Fornell

Over the past decade in the United States, there has been growing interest in transradial artery percutaneous access...

News | March 06, 2013

March 6, 2013 — Terumo Medical Corp. announced it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Vascular Solutions Inc...

The economic benefits of radial, transradial access for PCI  coronary interventions
Feature | Radial Access | March 06, 2013 | Dave Fornell

There has been much discussion about how use of ...

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology
Feature | January 29, 2013 | Dave Fornell

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click...

Radial access, arm board,

A patient is prepped for a radial access procedure using an arm board extension.

Feature | December 05, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Radial access has been a standard for most patient cases for several years at both the University of Illinois at...

Feature | November 06, 2012

November 6, 2012 — A study has found several benefits in using the radial artery in the arm as the entry point for...

Technology | November 06, 2012

November 6, 2012 — Vascular Solutions launched the R-Band radial...

Feature | October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012 — The 24th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, sponsored by the...

News | September 17, 2012

September 17, 2012 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first...

Use of transradial access for PCI can increase radiation exposure.

Increased radiation exposure seems inherent to TR access, but may be outweighed by the numerous advantages of this approach.

Feature | Radial Access | August 28, 2012 | Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

Recently, concerns have been raised that...

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Feature | July 17, 2012 | Eric Rosen, D.O., Dan Wubneh, D.O., Kerri Wing, R.N., Robert Sanchez, M.D., Stephen Minor, M.D. and Peter Wassmer, M.D.

 

There is much discussion about the possibility of using transradial artery access to help reduce...

Feature | Radial Access | July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012 — In the United States, radial artery catheterization is performed in the minority of diagnostic...

News | June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 — Vascular Solutions Inc. today announced that it has acquired the radial artery access...

A radial artery angiogram demonstrating perforation of the radial artery at the bifurcation with the brachial artery, with evidence of extravasation of contra

Image 1 shows a selective radial artery angiogram demonstrating perforation of the radial artery at the bifurcation with the brachial artery, with evidence of extravasation of contrast.

Feature | Radial Access | May 15, 2012 | Asim R. Zaidi, M.D., Mladen I. Vidovich, M.D., Adhir R. Shroff, M.D., and Bernadette Speiser, MSN, CCRN

 

The radial artery approach is exceptionally well-suited for diagnostic angiography and, with a lower...

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