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Patients undergoing PCI from the femoral route by default radial operators are at high risk of vascular access-site complications

EuroIntervention 2014;9:1189-1194. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV9I10A200

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Aims: Radial artery (RA) access for PCI has a lower incidence of vascular access-site (VAS) complications than the femoral artery (FA) approach. However, even for

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