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Transradial approach to lower extremity interventions.
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PMID:  20730066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous interventions of the coronary and peripheral vessels have historically been performed using a femoral artery approach. There has been increasing recognition of post-procedural bleeding complications and its impact on short- and long-term mortality. Because of its now recognized safety, the transradial approach has recently emerged as a preferred method compared to the transfemoral approach. The limitations associated with the distance from the puncture site to the lesion location are being addressed as new tools are developed for the endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease. In this review, we discuss the many facets of the transradial approach to lower extremity endovascular interventions, highlighting its safety and efficacy. Approaches to special populations including individuals with prior surgical bypass, Leriche's syndrome, and those committed to chronic anticoagulation are also reviewed.
Ravikiran Korabathina; Sidharth S Yadav; John T Coppola; Cezar S Staniloae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-08-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular health and risk management     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1178-2048     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Health Risk Manag     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-23     Completed Date:  2010-12-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101273479     Medline TA:  Vasc Health Risk Manag     Country:  New Zealand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods
Endovascular Procedures / adverse effects,  methods*
Femoral Artery / surgery
Leriche Syndrome / surgery
Radial Artery* / anatomy & histology,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
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