Transradial arterial access for coronary and peripheral procedures: Executive summary by the transradial committee of the SCAI

Ronald P. Caputo, Jennifer A. Tremmel, Sunil Rao, Ian C. Gilchrist, Christopher Pyne, Samir Pancholy, Douglas Frasier, Rajiv Gulati, Kimberly Skelding, Olivier Bertrand, Tejas Patel

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In response to growing U.S. interest, the Society for Coronary Angiography and Interventions recently formed a Transradial Committee whose purpose is to examine the utility, utilization, and training considerations related to transradial access for percutaneous coronary and peripheral procedures. With international partnership, the committee has composed a comprehensive overview of this subject presented herewith.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)823-839
Number of pages17
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 15 2011


  • arterial access
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • radial artery
  • vascular complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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