Adoption of radial access and comparison of outcomes to femoral access in percutaneous coronary intervention an updated report from the national cardiovascular data registry (2007-2012)
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
There has been increasing adoption of r-PCI in the United States. Transradial PCI now accounts for 1 of 6 PCIs performed in contemporary clinical practice. In comparison with traditional femoral access, transradial PCI is associated with lower vascular and bleeding complication rates.