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Comparison of immediate and followup results between transradial and transfemoral approach for percutaneous coronary intervention in true bifurcational lesions.
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PMID:  17442199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: A comparison of efficacy and safety between transradial and transfemoral approach for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in bifurcations has not been done. This study evaluated feasibility of transradial PCI (TRI) and compared the immediate and followup results with transfemoral PCI (TFI) in bifurcations. METHODS: One hundred and thirty-four consecutive patients with bifurcations were treated with PCI in our hospital from April 2004 to October 2005. Of these, there were 60 patients (88 lesions) in TRI group and 74 patients (101 lesions) in TFI group. Bifurcations type was classified according to the Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud Classification. RESULTS: TRI group had smaller stent diameter ((3.06 +/- 0.37) mm vs (3.18 +/- 0.35) mm, P = 0.023) and postprocedural in-stent minimum lumen diameter ((2.62 +/- 0.37) mm vs (2.74 +/- 0.41) mm, P = 0.029) than TFI, but there were not significant differences in in-stent subacute thrombosis rate (0% vs 1.0%, P = 0.349), target lesion revascularization (TLR) (0% vs 1.0%, P = 0.349) following procedure and thrombosis (2.3% vs 1.0%, P = 0.482), in-stent restenosis (12.5% vs 10.9%, P = 0.731), in-segment restenosis (17.0% vs 14.9%, P = 0.681), TLR (10.2% vs 13.9%, P = 0.446) and TLR-free cumulative survival rate (89.8% vs 86.1%, P = 0.787) at seven months followup. No death was reported in the two groups. CONCLUSION: Transradial intervention is feasible and appears to be as effective and safe as transfemoral PCI in treatment of true bifurcational lesions.
Yue-jin Yang; Bo Xu; Ji-lin Chen; Sheng Kang; Shu-bin Qiao; Xue-wen Qin; Min Yao; Jue Chen; Yong-jian Wu; Hai-bo Liu; Jin-qing Yuan; Shi-jie You; Jian-jun Li; Jun Dai; Run-lin Gao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese medical journal     Volume:  120     ISSN:  0366-6999     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-19     Completed Date:  2007-05-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513795     Medline TA:  Chin Med J (Engl)     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  539-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre for Coronary Artery Disease, Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100037, China.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects,  methods*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / therapy*
Drug Delivery Systems
Femoral Artery
Middle Aged
Radial Artery

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