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Infographic-Feldman-Radial-Access-PCIAccording to a recent Forbes’ article by Larry Husten: “In the last six years interventional cardiologists have dramatically increased their use of a new technique to send catheters to the heart for their procedures, though still only a small percentage of procedures are performed using the new approach.  Instead of puncturing a hole in the femoral artery in the groin and snaking a catheter to the heart they are using the much-smaller radial artery in the wrist. They are making this change in the hope of  reducing bleeding and other complications.”  This is a very interesting development; check out the article here.

 

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