- Brewing the right cocktail for radial interventionTycho Vuurmans
Victoria Heart Institute, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Indian Heart J 62:221-5. 2010..From these studies it is clear that a 'cocktail' of agents should be given before transradial coronary angiography or angioplasty. A combination of heparin, nitroglycerin and verapamil is associated with the best preventive outcome...
- Chronic kidney injury in patients after cardiac catheterisation or percutaneous coronary intervention: a comparison of radial and femoral approaches (from the British Columbia Cardiac and Renal Registries)Tycho Vuurmans
Division of Interventional Cardiology, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Heart 96:1538-42. 2010..Transradial access could lead to a lower incidence of CKD after catheterisation or PCI because of less catheter contact with aortic atheroma, and reduced potential for atheroembolism...