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Table 6 Parameters according to assessment of dual hand circulation (group A, patients who had assessment of dual hand circulation before TRA; group B, patients who underwent TRA without assessing dual hand circulation)

From: Transradial approach for coronary angiography and percutaneos coronary intervention: personal experience

Parameter   Group A Group B
Number   450 (28.8%) 1111 (71.2%)
Gender Male 307(68.2%) 772 (69.5%)
Female 143(31.8%) 339 (30.5%)
Mean age/year   (56 ± 10.0) (58 ± 10.0)
Procedure CAG 404(89.8%) 601 (54.1%)
PCI 29 (6.5%) 160 (14.4%)
CAG+ ad hoc PCI 15 (3.3%) 259 (23.3%)
PPCI 2 (0.4%) 91 (8.2%)
2nd PCI 20 (4.4%) 103 (9.3%)
Cross over into femoral   19 (4.2%) 50 (4.5%)
Complications Hematoma 2 (0.4%) 3 (0.27%)
Radial artery dissection 0 1 (0.09%)
Bleeding 0 0
Radial artery perforation 0 0
Arteriovenous fistula 0 0
Pseudoaneurysm 0 0
RAO 16 (3.5%) 41(3.7%)
  1. *p value = 0.052 (not significant)