Vascular Disease Management

Thirteen Steps to Avoid Radial Artery Access Complications in Peripheral Arterial Interventions

Every type of access has advantages as well as disadvantages. Understanding where problems arise with each site of access is paramount in avoiding complications. The “Thirteen Steps to Avoid Radial Artery Access Complications in Peripheral Interventions” is meant to serve as a practical guide for those who are incorporating radial artery access into their practice.

Traditional Seldinger Technique: A Disparity Between Reality and Belief

This article debates whether or not Dr. Sven-Ivar Seldinger’s 1953 article,“Catheter Replacement of the Needle in Percutaneous Arteriography”, published in Acta Raliologica, describes a single-wall or double-wall arterial puncture in obtaining arterial access.

A Retrospective Cohort Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Cost of MáLEI via Transradial vs Transfemoral Peripheral Revascularizations

This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of transradial (TR) access (MáLEI: Minimal Arterial Access Lower Extremity Intervention) compared with transfemoral (TF) access in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Controlled Step-Down Access Closure for Large Bore Access

As the advancements of catheter-based technology continue to evolve, the use of large bore access is growing to accommodate different procedures. In doing so, it cannot go unspoken that the operator must recognize the burden of postprocedural vascular access closure complications and their burden on the hospital, the patient, and the cost of care.

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