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Radial Versus Femoral Arterial Access for Cardiac Catheterization: Comparison of Complications at 30 Days

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01019330
First Posted: November 25, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Creighton University
November 20, 2009
November 25, 2009
November 30, 2015
June 2010
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
To determine if there is a difference in complication rate measured at 30 days between radial and femoral catheterization [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
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Radial Versus Femoral Arterial Access for Cardiac Catheterization: Comparison of Complications at 30 Days
Radial Versus Femoral Arterial Access for Cardiac Catheterization: Comparison of Complications at 30 Days
Cardiac catheterization has traditionally been performed via access to the arterial circulation from the femoral artery located in the groin. As an alternative to this approach, the radial artery, located in the arm, is gaining wider use in clinical practice. Multiple studies have demonstrated that cardiac catheterization via the radial approach has a very low complication rate, in the short term. This study is intended to determine if there are any differences in the long term complication rate between radial artery cardiac catheterization as compared with femoral artery cardiac catheterization.
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Patients presenting at Creighton University Medical Center Cardiac Catheterization laboratory for either radial or femoral cardiac catherization
Radial Artery Occlusion
  • Other: Allen's test
    The Allen's test checks to make sure that radial and ulnar arteries that supply blood to the hand are not blocked. A pulse oximeter is placed on the index finger of the hand. The subject is asked to make a fist for 10 seconds.At this time, pressure is applied over the ulnar and radial arteries as to occlude (block) both of them. The pulse oximeter reading will begin to fall. Radial arterial pressure is then released. If the artery is patent (working), the pulse oximeter reading will begin to rise.
  • Other: Distal pulses
    Practitioner will check that the dorsalis pedis and posterior tibialis are palpable.
  • Femoral
    Subjects receiving femoral artery cardiac catheterization
    Intervention: Other: Distal pulses
  • Radial
    Subjects receiving radial artery cardiac catheterization
    Intervention: Other: Allen's test
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Completed
243
August 2015
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or Female
  • 19 years old or older
  • candidate for radial or femoral cardiac catheterization
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT01019330
09-15552
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Creighton University
Creighton University
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Principal Investigator: Michael White, MD Creighton University
Creighton University
November 2015