Cardiac: Study of access site for enhancement of PCI for women (SAFE-PCI for women)
Description Multicenter, randomized, open-label, active-controlled study in which women undergoing an urgent or elective medical procedure to open a blood vessel in the heart (PCI) will be randomized to either transradial (through the arm) or transfemoral (through the leg) access site
Eligibility Inclusion Criteria-including but may not be limited to:
o Must be older than 18 years of age
o Must be female
o Undergoing urgent or elective PCI
o Appropriate performance scores
Purpose The primary study purpose is to assess the success and complication rates of the transradial approach to PCI in women compared with the transfermoral approach.
Published In/Presented At
Patel, N. (2013). Cardiac: Study of access site for enhancement of PCI for women (SAFE-PCI for women). LVHN Scholarly Works. Retrieved from http://scholarlyworks.lvhn.org/nori_research/1.
Cardiology | Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty