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Common Anatomical Variants in Percutaneous Transradial Intervention and Trouble Shooting

  • HuayCheem TanEmail author
  • XiaoFan Wu
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Abstract

Transradial access has been advocated as the preferred vascular access because of its lower rate of vascular complications, improved patient comfort and satisfaction, and earlier ambulation. However transradial approach had its own limitations and challenges, including unique anomalous anatomies, small-calibred vessel, vasospasm etc. the We share some of the difficulties and offer possible solutions to commonly encountered problems.

Keywords

Subclavian Artery Left Internal Mammary Artery Coronary Ostium Guide Catheter Diagnostic Catheter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS)SingaporeSingapore

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