Summary: Evaluated radial access versus femoral access during coronary angiography. The primary composite endpoint of death, MI, stroke, or non-CABG related bleeding at 30 days was not different in the two groups. There were fewer vascular complications with radial access.

Original Publication:

Lancet. 2011 Apr 23;377(9775):1409-20.

Eponym: RadIal Versus FemorAL Access for Coronary Intervention Trial