Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Implementation trial of a coaching intervention to increase the use of transradial PCI|
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| February 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Of the two approaches to performing cardiac catheterization, cardiologists in the VA and US overwhelmingly choose the approach that is known to be less comfortable and more dangerous to patients and more costly to the health care system. The trans-radial approach (TRA), which is accessed via the wrist, is more comfortable for patients; is much safer with half the rate of bleeding complications; and has lower overall costs per episode of care than the trans-femoral approach (TFA), whi...
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