Catheter entrapment due to severe radial artery spasm during transradial approach


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Zencirci E. , Degirmencioglu A.

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.23, no.3, pp.324-332, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2016.0022
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.324-332

Abstract

Background: Catheter entrapment due to severe radial artery spasm (RAS) during transradial coronary catheterization has been rarely reported and its management is not precisely defined. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, predictors and management of catheter entrapment due to severe RAS.