Groin closure devices

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In the 1990s, vascular closure devices (VCD) were introduced, as an alternative to the manual or mechanical compression, with potential benefits in terms of patient comfort 11. Duffin DC, Muhlestein JB, Allisson SB et al. Femoral arterial puncture management after percutaneous coronary procedures: a comparison of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction between manual compression and two different vascular closure devices. J Invasive Cardiol. 2001;13:354-62. Link, decreased time to haemostasis, ambulation 2, 3, 4, 5, 62. Sanborn TA, Gibbs HH, Brinker JA, Knopf WD, Kosinski EJ, Roubin GS. A multicenter randomized trial comparing a percutaneous collagen haemostasis device with conventional manual compression after diagnostic angiography and angioplasty. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1993;22:1273-9. Link3. Ansel G, Yakubov S, Neilsen C et al. Safety and efficacy of staplemediated femoral arteriotomy closure: results from a randomized multicenter study. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2006;67:546-53. Link4. Hermiller JB, Simonton C, Hinohara T et al. The StarClose vascular closure system: interventional results from the CLIP study. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2006;68:677-83. Link5. Koreny M, Riedmuller E, Nikfardjam M, Siostrzonek P, Mullner M. Arterial puncture closing devices compared with standard manual compression after cardiac catheterization: systematic review and metaanalysis. JAMA. 2004;291:350-7....

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