Objective: To compare the main outcomes of radial versus femoral access at long-term follow-up. Background: Little is known about the long-term major cardiovascular events and bleeding complications of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with radial vs femoral approach. Methods: A total of 1107 patients from the CENTURY II trial were included. To minimize baseline differences between radial and femoral groups, we applied propensity-score matching for this comparison. Results: In this multicenter study, the radial approach was used in 73.4% of patients. After propensity-score matching, baseline and procedural characteristics were comparable between both groups. Procedural success was high and similar in radial and femoral approaches (98.2% vs 97.5%; P=.47) while radial access was associated with a shorter hospital stay (1.69 ± 1.92 days vs 2.08 ± 1.98 days; P<.01). The short-term bleeding and vascular complication rates were significantly lower in the radial group (1.7% vs 6.2% [P<.001 in-hospital] and 2.7% vs 9.6% [P<.001 at 1-month follow-up]). At 3-year follow-up, radial access was associated with lower rates of all-cause mortality (3.9 vs 6.9%; P=.04) and cardiovascular death (2.1 vs 4.9%; P=.02). The composite of all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction, and revascularization showed no differences between groups (18.2 vs 21.1%; P=.29). Conclusions: Compared to the femoral approach, the radial approach is associated with significantly lower long-term all-cause mortality rate as well as lower in-hospital and short-term bleeding rates. These results suggest additional long-term benefits of radial access for PCI, but should be interpreted within the context of the current study and further verified in future studies.
Radial Versus Femoral Approach for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention : MACE Outcomes at Long-Term Follow-up / F. Campelo-Parada, D. Carrié, A.L. Bartorelli, A. Namiki, T. Hovasse, T. Kimura, A. Serra-Peñaranda, O. Varenne, J. Lalmand, K. Kadota, Y. Ikari, T. Tobaru, K. Fujii, S. Nakamura, S. Saito, W. Wijns. - In: JOURNAL OF INVASIVE CARDIOLOGY. - ISSN 1042-3931. - 30:7(2018), pp. 262-268.
|Titolo:||Radial Versus Femoral Approach for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention : MACE Outcomes at Long-Term Follow-up|
|Parole Chiave:||access site; radial vs femoral; Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging; Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|