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Arterial access for angiography and intervention 

Arterial access for angiography and intervention
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Arterial access for angiography and intervention
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10.1093/med/9780199547722.003.0005
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date: 14 October 2019

Patient preparation 92

Access 94

Access sites 96

Nil by mouth for 2–3 hrs prior to the procedure, solids 6 hrs due to risks of aspiration following contrast and if sedation is required.

Routine hematological and biochemical profile (including clotting screen in patients on anticoagulation or with known liver disease)....

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