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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.

How to improve support in transradial approach
Salvatella N - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - Improve support

Slide presentation Salvatella N – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – Improve support from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Transradial approach for bifurcation stenting
Louvard Y - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - Bifurcation and radial approach

Slide presentation Louvard Y – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – Bifurcation and radial approach from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and …

Tips and tricks to perform chronic total occlusion intervention using radial approach
Yoshimachi F - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - CTO and radial

Slide presentation Yoshimachi F – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – CTO and radial from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial …

How to optimize door-to-balloon for STEMI
Applegate RJ - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - Door-to-balloon

Slide presentation Applegate RJ – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – Door-to-balloon from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Diagnosis and management of local complications
Abdelaal E - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - Local complications

Slide presentation Abdelaal E – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – Local complications from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of radial artery occlusion
Bernat I - AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical - Radial artery occlusion

Slide presentation Bernat I – AIMRADIAL 2014 Technical – Radial artery occlusion from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial …

Placement of Amplatzer vascular plug 4 via transradial approach in the visceral arteries
Edwards M - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Amplatzer in visceral arteries

Slide presentation Edwards M – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Amplatzer in visceral arteries from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and …

Transradial approach facilitates same-day discharge for transarterial chemoembolization to treat hepatocellular carcinoma
Posham R - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Chemoembolization

Slide presentation Posham R – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Chemoembolization from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Surefire catheter deployment via a transradial approach: feasibility and technical outcomes
Biederman DM - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Surefire catheter

Slide presentation Biederman DM – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Surefire catheter from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

Iliac and femoral intervention by radial artery approach: what do we need
Coppola J - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Iliac and femoral

Slide presentation Coppola J – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Iliac and femoral from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial …

Carotid stenting: what do we need to move the field forward
Kedev S - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Carotid stenting development

Slide presentation Kedev S – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Carotid stenting development from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial …

Renal denervation and radial approach: Hope or hype
Pancholy SB - AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular - Renal denervation

Slide presentation Pancholy SB – AIMRADIAL 2014 Endovascular – Renal denervation from International Chair on Interventional Cardiology and Transradial Approach

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Our community

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

AIM-RADIAL 2014
23 - 25 October
Chicago, IL, USA

Complex Cardiovascular Catheter Therapeutics – C3 Conference
23 - 27 June
Orlando, FL, USA

Slender Club Europe 2014
14 February
Tergooi, Blaricum, The Netherlands

Upcoming events

News

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 …

Pioneering Raleigh cardiologist Dr. Tift Mann hangs up his scrubs
December 12 2012
George Toler is on the table at the catheterization lab at Rex Hospital. He’s having the procedure to place a stent …

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