Same-Day Discharge After Transradial Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Carotid Stenting in a Single Session


Same-day discharge after combined percutaneous carotid and coronary stenting in a single session has not been previously reported. Using a transradial approach, we completed both procedures successfully and the 63-year-old patient was discharged home after a few hours. This case illustrates that radial access allows treatment of complex coronary and peripheral lesions in a same setting and could provide clinical and cost benefits if safety is confirmed.

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Can J Cardiol. 2017 Jun;33(6):830.e1-830.e3.