The rise of radial access

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Dr. Jildaz Caroff
Interventional Neuroradiologist 
Bicêtre Hospital
Paris, France



The hashtag #radialforneuro is a social media trend promoting the use of transradial access for neurointerventions. While radial access is well-established for cardiology procedures, using it for neurointerventions is a relatively new and emerging field.

This hashtag emerged in 2019 and has quickly gained popularity, generating thousands of impressions on Twitter (Robertson et al. 2021). However, it remains unclear whether #radialforneuro is merely a means of self-promotion for physicians on social media or a long-term change benefiting our patients. Transradial access for neurointerventions [...]



A complete overview of radial access

History, anatomy, step-by step procedure, complication management and more, Dr. João Madureira presents a comprehensive report on radial access. Explore it to deepen your knowledge!

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Addressing the issue of high radial artery occlusion rates with non-dedicated catheters in our field, join the plea from Prof. Frédéric Clarençon for radial-specific materials to improve patient outcomes and enhance procedural success.

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Sharing insights from 100 radial access cases performed with the RIST™ catheter

Join Dr. Riitta Rautio as she presents the first 100 neurointerventional procedures performed with the Rist™ radial access device in a Finnish neurovascular center, and provides her valuable analysis.

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Get an insider's look into the procedure as you step into the operator's shoes, offering a comprehensive understanding of each stage.

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Learn from a master, the radial access from a cardiologist point of view

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Radial access clinical cases

RIST Pipeline
Radial access procedure, an illustrative case
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Published on May 10, 2023

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