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- Received October 31, 2017
- Revision received January 4, 2018
- Accepted January 5, 2018
- Published online March 5, 2018.
- Mario Gaudino, MDa,∗ (, )
- Francesco Burzotta, MD, PhDb,
- Faisal Bakaeen, MDc,
- Olivier Bertrand, MDd,
- Filippo Crea, MDb,
- Antonino Di Franco, MDa,
- Stephen Fremes, MDe,
- Ferdinand Kiemeneij, MD, PhDf,
- Yves Louvard, MDg,
- Sunil V. Rao, MDh,
- Thomas A. Schwann, MDi,
- James Tatoulis, MDj,
- Robert F. Tranbaugh, MDa,
- Carlo Trani, MD, PhDb,
- Marco Valgimigli, MD, PhDk,
- Pascal Vranckx, MD, PhDl,
- David P. Taggart, MD, PhDm,
- for the Arterial Grafting International Consortium Alliance
- aDepartment of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
- bUniversità Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
- cCleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
- dQuebec Heart and Lung Institute, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
- eSchulich Heart Centre, Sunnybrook Health Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- fDepartment of Cardiology, Zuiderzee Medical Center, Lelystad, the Netherlands
- gInstitut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hopital Jacques Cartier, Massy, France
- hDuke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina
- iUniversity of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio
- jRoyal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- kSwiss Cardiovascular Center, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
- lHartcentrum Hasselt and Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences Hasselt University, Jessa Ziekenhuis, Hasselt, Belgium
- mUniversity of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Mario Gaudino, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, 525 East 68th Street, New York, New York 10065.
This article summarizes the current research on the benefits of using the transradial approach for percutaneous procedures and the radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery. Based on the available evidence, the authors provide recommendations for the use of the radial artery in patients undergoing percutaneous or surgical coronary procedures.
Dr. Burzotta has received speakers and consultant fees from Abbott and St. Jude Medical. Dr. Rao has served as a consultant for Medtronic and Terumo. Dr. Trani has received speaker fees from Medtronic, Abbott, Abiomed, and Terumo; and consultant fees from Biotronik. All other authors have reported that they have no relationships relevant to the contents of this paper to disclose. Drs. Gaudino and Burzotta contributed equally to this work and are joint first authors. Michael Mack, MD, served as Guest Editor for this paper.
- Received October 31, 2017.
- Revision received January 4, 2018.
- Accepted January 5, 2018.
- 2018 American College of Cardiology Foundation
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