The long-term effect of transradial coronary catheterisation on upper limb function

EuroIntervention 2017;12:1766-1772. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-15-00395

Maarten van Leeuwen
Maarten A.H. van Leeuwen1, MD; Dirk J. van der Heijden1, MD; Jailen Hermie1, MD; Mattie J. Lenzen2, PhD; Ruud W. Selles3, PhD; Marco J.P.F. Ritt4, MD, PhD; Ferdinand Kiemeneij1, MD, PhD; Felix Zijlstra2, MD, PhD; Nicolas M. Van Mieghem2, 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 Rehabilitation Medicine and Department of Plastic and Reconstructive

Aims: Anatomic and physiologic changes that are induced by radial access may lead to a decrease of upper limb function at long-term follow-up; however, this has never been studied. We aim

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