Cochrane corner: is it better to access the coronary circulation via the radial or the femoral artery?

Heart. 2019 May;105(9):668-670. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2018-313852. Epub 2019 Jan 30.
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Keywords: cardiac catheterization and angiography; cardiac procedures and therapy; coronary artery disease; interventional cardiology and endovascular procedures; percutaneous coronary intervention.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arteriovenous Fistula / epidemiology
  • Coronary Angiography / methods*
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis*
  • Coronary Artery Disease / surgery*
  • Femoral Artery*
  • Hematoma / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay / statistics & numerical data
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention / methods*
  • Postoperative Complications / epidemiology*
  • Radial Artery*
  • Radiation Dosage