All comers 5 french transfemoral percutaneous coronary intervention without sheath

Bayard, Yves Laurent; Jakob, Dominik; Meier, Bernhard (2011). All comers 5 french transfemoral percutaneous coronary intervention without sheath. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions, 78(1), pp. 47-51. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ccd.22853

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There is an interest to keep the arterial access site for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) small. Using sheaths for introduction of arterial catheters is standard. The effective outer diameter of the usual introducer sheaths is about 1.5 French (F) larger than the labeled size. Omitting the sheath affords a smaller access without loss of working lumen.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Cardiovascular Disorders (DHGE) > Clinic of Cardiology

UniBE Contributor:

Bayard, Yves Laurent and Meier, Bernhard

ISSN:

1522-1946

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:10

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:21

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/ccd.22853

PubMed ID:

20939037

Web of Science ID:

000292094800011

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/1578 (FactScience: 203355)

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