Published in Heart Disease Weekly, October 17th, 2004
According to a study from Scotland, "Vascular complications arising after coronary angiography (CA) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may be under-reported. Access site complications were studied after consecutive CA and PCI in the investigators' center (an urban university hospital) from October to December 2002. Three hundred eleven consecutive procedures (237 CA studies and 74 PCIs) were included, of which 309 (99%) involved femoral arterial access."
C. Berry and colleagues of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary...
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