Comparison of Patients Undergoing Radial or Femoral Arterial Access for Percutaneous Catheterization-Nursing Aspects

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00638586
First received: March 12, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Transradial access is a recently developed alternative for diagnostic andf interventional cardiac catheterization. We sought to compare the differences between patients that have undergone PTCA transradial and transfemoral access from the nursing point of view:

  1. Anxiety levels
  2. Pain at access point, pain in general and level of pain during mobility
  3. Differences in feelings of embarrassement
  4. Differences in satisfaction

Condition
Femoral Artery Access
Radial Artery Access

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: April 2008
Groups/Cohorts
1
Femoral access
2
Radial access

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All hospitalized patients that are candidates for undergoing PTCA.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients scheduled for PTCA without any exclusion criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia
  • Psychiatric patients
  • Unconscious
  • Minors
  • Patients who had PTCA in past
  • Patients who were initially scheduled for different access
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Israel
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00638586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HY/102008
Study First Received: March 12, 2008
Last Updated: March 12, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

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