SCAI publishes recommendations for transaxillary arterial access

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions published its recommendations for percutaneous placement of large-bore arterial sheaths and devices specifically via transaxillary arterial access.
The statement, published in the Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, was endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society.
The statement highlights specific anatomic considerations and risks associated with percutaneous

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions published its recommendations for percutaneous placement of large-bore arterial sheaths and devices specifically via transaxillary arterial access.
The statement, published in the Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, was endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society.
The statement highlights specific anatomic considerations and risks associated with percutaneous