Radial approach: the essentials
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Radial access is generally very simple, but sometimes it can be more challenging. Watch these videos to become more confident and improve your performance in this technique. The course follows a logical sequence, from patient selection, to puncture and navigation, to ostia vessel cannulation. Consult the updated course!
Each module is made up of helpful media. Our online ‘proctors’ share their experiences and insights, as well as looking at cases and practical tips. Each discussion is focused to help develop the best management strategy for each patients.
CHAPTER 1: THE FUNDAMENTALS
- Identify in which type of patients the femoral route is more advisable than transradial access
- Master the essential steps of a successful radial procedure:
- Preparation of your patient for transradial access
- Radial puncture
- Radial haemostasis
CHAPTER 2: NAVIGATION
- Find out what to do in case of resistance when advancing a wire
- Discover how to safely manage a brachial loop
- Learn the best way to navigate through a tortuous brachiocephalic trunk
CHAPTER 3: CANNULATION
- Find out which catheters are the best for right radial approach
- Understand what is the ideal radial approach to cannulate Saphenous vein grafts
- Find out when more than 6F is needed
Additional resources (New update available!)
This course has been completely revamped, it now includes tons of useful additional resources, slide presentations and videos as well as a self-assessment Quiz to test your knowledge. Check it out it's worth it!
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