Arm is safer access point than groin for catheter-based heart procedures

17 marzo 2015

Patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary angiogram, a procedure used to assess blockages in the heart’s arteries, had a significantly lower risk of major bleeding and death if their interventional cardiologist accessed the heart through an artery in the arm rather than the groin, according to research.
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