Co-authors:

Samir B. Pancholy, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI
Program Director
Cardiology Fellowship
Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
Associate Professor of Medicine
The Commonwealth Medical College
Scranton, PA, USA

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM
Director
Department of Cardiology
Apex Heart Institute
Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College
Sheth V. S. General Hospital
Ahmedabad, India

CHAPTER 1

Patient Selection, Cath Lab Set-Up and Patient Preparation

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Samir Pancholy, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 2

The Puncture Technique

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Alok Ranjan, MD, DNB, MRCP, DM

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

 

CHAPTER 3

Post-Procedure Management

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Keith Fonseca, MBBS

Biren Gandhi, MBBS

 

CHAPTER 4

Complications and Management

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Kimberly Skelding, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Chirayu Vyas, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 5

Radial and Brachial Regions: Understanding and Addressing the Issues

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Samir Pancholy, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Rajnikant Radadiya, MD

Alok Ranjan, MD, DNB, MRCP, DM

 

CHAPTER 6

Subclavian, Innominate and Aortic Arch Regions: Understanding and Addressing the Issues

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Rajnikant Radadiya, MD

 

CHAPTER 7

Cannulation of the Coronary Ostia

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Charanjit Rihal, MD, MBA

Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 8

TRA for Addressing Bypass Graft Lesions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Tak Kwan, MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI

Tejan Patel, MD, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 9

TRA for Addressing Bifurcation Lesions

Yves Louvard, MD, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

 

CHAPTER 10

TRA for Addressing LMCA Lesions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Ronald Caputo, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 11

TRA for Addressing Chronic Total Occlusions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Ramon Quesada, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

 CHAPTER 12

TRA for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Interventions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Chistopher Pyne, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Samir Pancholy, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 13

TRA for Addressing Internal Carotid Artery (ICA) Stenosis

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Tift Mann, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Alok Ranjan, MD, DNB, MRCP, DM

 

CHAPTER 14

TRA for Addressing Vertebrobasilar Stenosis

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Rajnikant Radadiya, MD

Leena Shah, MD

 

CHAPTER 15

TRA for Addressing Subclavian and Innominate Artery Lesions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Kintur Sanghvi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 16

TRA for Addressing Renal Artery Stenosis

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Josef Ludwig, MD, PhD

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 17

TRA for Addressing Iliac Artery Lesions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

John Coppola, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Kintur Sanghvi, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 18

TRA for Addressing Mesenteric, Celiac and Superficial Femoral Artery Lesions

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

John Coppola, MD, FACC, FSCAI

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

 

CHAPTER 19

Rationale for Using the Left Radial Approach

Sanjay Shah, MD, DM

Samir Pancholy, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Tejas Patel, MD, DM, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

 

CHAPTER 20

Right Heart Catheterization Through the Radial Approach

Ian Gilchrist, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FCCM

 

CHAPTER 21

Transradial Approach: Present Status and Future Directions

Mitchell Krucoff, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FAPSIC

 

CHAPTER 22

Transradial Approach and Antithrombotic Safety

Sunil Rao, MD, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 23

How to Develop a Transradial Program

Jennifer Tremmel, MD, MS

Pinak Shah, MD, FACC, FSCAI

 

CHAPTER 24

Transulnar Approach: Pros and Cons

Sasko Kedev, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC

 

CHAPTER 25

Same Day, Outpatient Practice Using Transradial Approach

Olivier Bertrand, MD, PhD, FSCAI