CORONARY INTERVENTIONS

Endothelial dysfunction and the occurrence of radial artery spasm during transradial coronary procedures: the ACRA-Spasm study

EuroIntervention 2016;12:1263-1270. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I10A207

Dirk J. van der Heijden
Dirk J. van der Heijden1, MD; Maarten A.H. van Leeuwen1, MD; Gladys N. Janssens1, MD, MSc; Jailen Hermie1, MD; Mattie J. Lenzen2, PhD; Marco J.P.F. Ritt3, MD, PhD; Peter M. van de Ven4, PhD, MSc, MA; Ferdinand Kiemeneij1, MD, PhD; Niels van Royen1*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 3. Department of Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, VU University Medi

Aims: The aim of this study was to analyse the relation between endothelial dysfunction (ED) and the occurrence of radial artery spasm (RAS) during transradial coronary procedures.

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