A novel nonpharmacologic technique to remove entrapped radial sheath

Samir B. Pancholy, Poorna Rajasekhar Karuparthi, Rajiv Gulati

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Radial artery access for performance of coronary and peripheral diagnostic as well as interventional procedures is on the rise. With increasing adoption comes the expected increase in procedural complications. We describe a novel, simple, and effective non-pharmacologic solution for sheath entrapment related to pharmaco-resistant radial artery spasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E35-E38
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Brachial/radial/ulnar
  • Catheterization
  • Complications
  • PCI
  • Vascular complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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