Complications of Transradial Catheterization and Cannulation

Matthew J. Hadad, Varun Puvanesarajah, E. Gene Deune

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Abstract

Transradial catheterization and cannulation are typically well-tolerated procedures, but they are associated with various vascular, infectious, and orthopedic complications. Potential complications include radial artery occlusion, hematoma formation, radial artery laceration, pseudoaneurysm, abscess formation, and compartment syndrome. Hand surgeons are commonly consulted to treat such complications. We review recent evidence available to guide decisions about nonsurgical and surgical interventions to treat and prevent the complications associated with transradial access procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)973-979
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume44
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2019

Keywords

  • Compartment syndrome
  • complications
  • radial artery
  • transradial cannulation
  • transradial catheterization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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