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.

Technology | November 16, 2010
November 16, 2010 – An all-in-one micropuncture radial access kit is now available in the United States. The...
Technology | September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 – An agreement was reached between AccessClosure and Benrikal Services for distributing vascular...
Technology | September 28, 2010
September 28, 2010 – A guiding catheter specifically designed for right radial access to maximize transradial...
News | September 16, 2010
September 16, 2010 – The features of the Infinix-i angiography systems that make the radial access approach more...
Technology | September 10, 2010
September 10, 2010 – With new tax on medical devices beginning in 2013, a guidewire original equipment manufacturer (...
Technology | July 29, 2010
July, 29, 2010 – A second generation transradial compression bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of...

Use of the radial instead of the femoral artery as a vascular access site can significantly reduce bleeding complications. Above, devices such as the Terumo TR Band allow visual control from start to finish of procedures.

Feature | July 20, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Outside the United States, transradial artery access is used in 50-90 percent of percutaneous interventions over...

The new recovery lounge at St. Josephs Hospital is designed to make patients feel more comfortable in a less institutional setting.

Feature | July 20, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Transradial access is slowly gaining ground in the United States as more physicians make the switch due to greatly...
Feature | June 23, 2010
Radial access is very popular outside the United States because it offers improved safety, comfort and cost savings...
Feature | June 23, 2010
St. Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta created a radial access recover room that replaces beds and the sterile...
News | April 27, 2010
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions’ (SCAI) upcoming 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions...
News | March 25, 2010
March 25, 2010 – The Transradial University Web site was launched this week to help expand the use of transradial...
Technology | March 11, 2010
March 11, 2010 – The FDA cleared a new family of introducers which offer features intended to minimize trauma to the...
Technology | February 02, 2010
February 2, 2010 - A second-generation transradial compression bracelet, the Zoom 2010, is being released by Zoom Co...
News | January 08, 2010
January 8, 2010 – Transradial angiography leads to reduced patient complications, faster recovery time and decreased...