At-Risk Patients and Transradial PCI

At-risk patients fall into numerous categories. When considering percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) approaches, three distinct groups are considered very much at-risk: STEMI, obese, and elderly patients. These groups in particular can benefit greatly from the transradial approach to PCI. The primary advantage of transradial PCI is reduced access site bleeding […]

Financial Benefits of the Radial Approach

When physicians advocate transradial access, they focus around patient satisfaction, fewer complications and faster recovery time. Recent studies have now added a new reason for making transradial procedures the primary approach – financial benefits. Although the patient-related advantages weigh heavily in any decision (patient outcomes, increased comfort, reduced time of […]