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Variations in the usage and composition of a radial cocktail during radial access coronary angiography procedures.
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PMID:  22132599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A survey was conducted of medication administered during radial artery cannulation for coronary angiography in 2009 in Ireland; responses were obtained for 15 of 20 centres, in 5 of which no radial access procedures were undertaken. All 10 (100%) centres which provided data used heparin and one or more anti-spasmodics; verapamil in 9 (90%), nitrate in 1 (10%), both in 2 (20%). There were significant variations in the doses used. Further work needs to be done to determine the optimum cocktail to prevent radial artery injury following coronary angiography.
G Pate; B Broderick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish medical journal     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0332-3102     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430275     Medline TA:  Ir Med J     Country:  Ireland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Galway Clinic, Doughiska, Galway.
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