Chapter 7. Transradial Approach

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology4,5,6,7,8,9,10,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director11,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect12,13,14,15,16,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs5,17 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network18
  1. Alexander Doganov MD Director1,
  2. Valeri Gelev MD1,
  3. Valentin Krastev MD1,
  4. Phan Nam Hung MD Secretary General2,3 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network18

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch7

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Doganov, A., Gelev, V., Krastev, V., Hung, P. N. and Saito, S. (2007) Transradial Approach, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 5

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 6

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 7

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 8

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 9

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 10

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 11

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 12

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 13

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 14

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 15

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 16

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 17

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 18

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, National Heart Hospital, Sofi a, Bulgaria

  2. 2

    Interventional Cardiology, Binh Dinh General Hospital, Vietnam

  3. 3

    The Binh Dinh Medical Society, Qui Nhon, Vietnam

  4. 18

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • transradial approach;
  • transfemoral approach (TFA);
  • retroperitoneal hematoma (RPH);
  • arteriovenous fistula (AVF);
  • hemostasis;
  • right radial approach (RRA);
  • transfemoral angiography;
  • LCA cannulation;
  • radial artery spasm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Wires

  • Problems in the Forearm

  • Transradial Interventions

  • Tranradial Complex Interventions

  • Complications

  • Noncoronary Interventions

  • References