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Transradial
approach

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The Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has emphasized the need for better training and education to learn transradial approach techniques.
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The radial approach for coronary angiography, first reported in 1989 by Dr L Campeau in Montreal (Canada) and then adapted by others several years later for angioplasty, is now used in over 75 countries.

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Benefits
to the Patient

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« I have no concern if they use my wrist again to check my heart. »
- Laurent C, patient
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Cardiac catheterization by the radial approach uses the arm artery to access the heart, as opposed to the traditional leg artery, or femoral artery. The reasons to do this are quite simple.

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Documentation center

The Radialist Documentation Center is:

Visitors are encouraged to submit documents (e.g. slides, videos) to comm@theradialist.org.

Complications of radial artery access
Sweis R 2016 Complications of radial access

Slide presentation Sweis R 2016 Complications of radial access from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Chronic total occlusion (CTO) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) via the radial approach
Alaswad K 2016 CTO PCI via radial approach

Slide presentation Alaswad K 2016 CTO PCI via radial approach from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Transradial access and intervention – a step by step approach
Yeh RW 2016 Transradial access and intervention

Slide presentation Yeh RW 2016 Transradial access and intervention from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

The Terumo Glidesheath Slender: from concept to clinical application
Aminian A 2016 Glidesheath Slender for transradial

Slide presentation Aminian A 2016 Glidesheath Slender for transradial from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Transradial access for primary percutaneous coronary intervention and shock
Cohen MG 2016 transradial primary PCI in shock

Slide presentation Cohen MG 2016 Transradial primary PCI in shock from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Initial clinical experience performing robotic percutaneous coronary intervention from the radial
Sheets JD 2016 transradial robotic PCI

Slide presentation Sheets JD 2016 Transradial robotic PCI from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Why hospitalists and providers must transition to radial outpatient PCI: an economic reality
Gilchrist IC 2015 radial outpatient PCI

Slide presentation Gilchrist IC 2015 radial outpatient PCI from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Results from the minimizing adverse haemorrhagic events by transradial access site and systematic implementation of Angiox (MATRIX access program)
Valgimigli M 2015 MATRIX trial transradial

Slide presentation Valgimigli M 2015 MATRIX trial transradial from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Determination of the radial versus groin coronary angioplasty (DRAGON trial)
Saito S DRAGON trial

Slide presentation Saito S DRAGON trial from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Transradial access for subclavian artery intervention
Ruzsa Z - AIMRADIAL 2015 - Radial access for subclavian intervention

Slide presentation Ruzsa Z – AIMRADIAL 2015 – Radial access for subclavian intervention from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and …

Angioplasty of the hand arteries in critical hand ischemia
Ruzsa Z - AIMRADIAL 2015 - Angioplasty of the hand

Slide presentation Ruzsa Z – AIMRADIAL 2015 – Angioplasty of the hand from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial …

Transradial access for the treatment of erectile dysfunction
Ruzsa Z - AIMRADIAL 2015 - Transradial treatment of erectile dysfunction

Slide presentation Ruzsa Z – AIMRADIAL 2015 – Transradial treatment of erectile dysfunction from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and …

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Our community represents a network of doctors, nurses, students, researchers, health professionals and others, all over the world. We are grateful to our community members for their commitment and comprehensive work in providing research support, training and technical assistance supporting radial approach initiatives in various areas.

Events

TRICO 2015
31 October - 1 November
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

AIM-RADIAL at Transradial Masterclass UK 2015
17 - 18 September
Liverpool, UK

TransRadial Endovascular Advanced Therapies 2015
24 April
New York, NY, USA

Upcoming events

News

Radialists honored at EuroPCR
June 17 2015
Ferdinand Kiemeneij and Shigeru Saito honored at EuroPCR 2015. (PARIS, France) -EuroPCR, the annual meeting of the European Association for Percutaneous …

Radiation Exposure Survey
October 10 2013
Radiation exposure survey from the University of Illinois at Chicago. By Mladen Vidovich, MD,  Department of Cardiology, University of Illinois at …

Transradial Access at SCAI 2013 Scientific Sessions
June 07 2013
Transradial coronary artery angiography was a major focus at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography Interventions (SCAI) 2013 Scientific Sessions. http://www.dicardiology.com/article/trends-and-advances-transradial-access …

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