Prediction of radial artery diameter in candidates for transradial coronary angiography: is occupation a factor?


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Aykan A. C. , Hatem E., Kalaycioglu E., Aykan D. A. , Gokdeniz T., Arslan A. O. , ...More

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.43, no.5, pp.450-456, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5543/tkda.2015.75002
  • Title of Journal : TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.450-456

Abstract

Objective: Transradial approach (TRA) for coronary angiography is a popular alternative approach to transfemoral coronary angiography due to the infrequent occurrence of access site complications such as bleeding, hematoma and pseudoaneursym formation. However, not all patients are suitable for TRA. This study aimed to determine the predictors of radial artery diameter in patients who are candidates for TRA.