Radial artery versus femoral artery access options in coronary angiogram procedures: randomized controlled trial of a patient-decision aid

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 05/17/2012

A vascular access patient decision aids (PtDA) for eligible patients undergoing coronary angiogram procedures reduces decisional conflict and improves value congruence and the patients' knowledge of their healthcare options; however, a multicenter study, powered to confirm these benefits and evaluate differences in procedural success or complications, is required.

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