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 | January 04, 2010
January 4, 2010 – The new design of the D-Stat Rad-Band incorporates a quick-release feature and a larger release tab...
News | October 09, 2009
October 9, 2009 – Clarian Cardiovascular has established the Midwest’s only Transradial Center of Excellence in an...

TeleTracking solutions TransportTracking is an automated, dispatcherless transport management solution. UIC also uses TeleTrackings BedTracking and Bed Management electronic bedboard components, which ease and streamline bed management.

Feature | July 20, 2009 | Dave Fornell
In the current economy where hospitals are tightening their belts to help get through tough times, technology can aid...

Terumo's radial access sheath.

Feature | July 20, 2009 | Dave Fornell
Interventionalists using radial instead of femoral access say it significantly cuts bleeding complications, infection...
Technology | May 26, 2009
The new and enhanced VIST Enhanced Carotid and Coronary 7.7 training modules, from Mentice, feature vital signs,...
Feature | March 20, 2009 | Dave Fornell
During TCT 2009 this past fall in Washington D.C. I had the chance to listen to Shigeru Saito, M.D., FACC,...
News | March 19, 2009
March 19, 2009 – The 18th annual Interventional Cardiology Symposium will take place June 18-20 in Montreal, Canada...
News | January 18, 2009
January 19, 2009 – The radial access approach to minimally invasive procedures will mean less bleeding, less down...
News | December 29, 2008
December 30, 2008 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer of disposable devices used in cardiology and radiology...
News | December 01, 2008
December 2, 2008 - Terumo Interventional Systems’ new line of coronary diagnostic catheters, Optitorque, features the...
Technology | December 01, 2008
Terumo Interventional Systems’ new line of coronary diagnostic catheters, Optitorque, features the exclusive Tiger and...

Available in light, medium and support versions, the Zinger guide wire from Medtronic is designed for advanced steerability and torque control with a stainless steel core wire.

Feature | July 09, 2008 | Maureen Leahy-Patano
Safe delivery of the balloon or stent through fragile vasculature during percutaneous transluminal coronary...
Technology | October 25, 2007
Terumo Interventional Systems provides the TR Band, a radial artery compression device designed to safely and...
News | October 24, 2007
October 25, 2007 - Terumo Interventional Systems announced at TCT 2007 the launch of the TR Band, a radial artery...
News | July 24, 2007
July 25, 2007 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used...