Radial Edge
Radial Solutions

Proven to reduce bleeding rates, In-hospital mortality and related hospital costs1,2

Ultrasound: Increase first-pass success rate of radial artery cannulation

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Compared to palpation, ultrasound reduces the number of difficult procedures* with a significantly higher first-pass success rate.3
*Difficult procedures are defined as those requiring ≥5 attempts.

Hydrophilic Sheath: Reduce radial artery spasm with hydrophilic coated sheaths

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Radial artery spasm avoidance

Compared to uncoated sheaths, hydrophilic coated sheaths reduce the incidence of radial artery spasm which may lead to procedural disruption, patient discomfort and procedural failure.4

Sheath-to-Artery Ratio: Reduce the risk of radial artery occlusions (RAO) with the right-sized sheath

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Sheaths with an outer diameter that is not ≧1Fr of the inner diameter of the patient’s radial artery may cause distal flow reduction – and be a factor in radial artery occlusion.5
(n=250)

Patent Hemostasis: Reduce radial artery occlusion (RAO) with patent hemostasis technique

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% of patients developed evidence of RAO

Compared to traditional compression techniques, patent hemostasis minimizes evidence of radial artery occlusion and vascular access complications.6
(n=480)

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