Tag: Bleeding


Planning for Large Bore Access

Standardize Your Approach to Limit Bleeding Paul D. Mahoney, MD, describes the standardized approach for large bore femoral access at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, where he is the director of the structural heart program. His institution has a large program that performed more than 400 TAVR procedures, 100 MitraClip™ procedures, 100 Watchman™ procedures, … Continue reading “Planning for Large Bore Access”

Managing and Troubleshooting Femoral Access and Closure with Dr. Raj Patel

Femoral Access and Closure Strategies and Best Practices Rajan Patel, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, interventional cardiologist at Ochsner Clinic, presents a series of case studies highlighting management and troubleshooting techniques for femoral artery access and closure. Dr. Patel emphasizes that “getting access is technique dependent, not technology dependent.” To illustrate access strategies, he presents a … Continue reading “Managing and Troubleshooting Femoral Access and Closure with Dr. Raj Patel”