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Comparison of Patients Undergoing Radial or Femoral Arterial Access for Percutaneous Catheterization-Nursing Aspects

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: March 12, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2008
History: No changes posted

Transradial access is a recently developed alternative for diagnostic andf interventional cardiac catheterization. We sought to compare the differences between patients that have undergone PTCA transradial and transfemoral access from the nursing point of view:

  1. Anxiety levels
  2. Pain at access point, pain in general and level of pain during mobility
  3. Differences in feelings of embarrassement
  4. Differences in satisfaction

Femoral Artery Access Radial Artery Access

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: April 2008
Femoral access
Radial access


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All hospitalized patients that are candidates for undergoing PTCA.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients scheduled for PTCA without any exclusion criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia
  • Psychiatric patients
  • Unconscious
  • Minors
  • Patients who had PTCA in past
  • Patients who were initially scheduled for different access
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00638586

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00638586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HY/102008
Study First Received: March 12, 2008
Last Updated: March 12, 2008 processed this record on September 21, 2017