A simple and effective postangiographic femoral artery pressure dressing

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 1993 Jul-Aug;16(4):262-3. doi: 10.1007/BF02602976.


We describe a simple, inexpensive pressure dressing which supplements manual pressure and may be applied quickly and easily following femoral arterial puncture for angiography. This technique has been used on several thousand patients without complications.

MeSH terms

  • Angiography*
  • Bandages*
  • Femoral Artery*
  • Hematoma / prevention & control*
  • Hemostatic Techniques
  • Humans
  • Pressure