J Vasc Surg 2021 Sep 29. Epub 2021 Sep 29.
Department of Cardiology, Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Department of Cardiology, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany.
Introduction: The aim of the study is to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of a suture-mediated vascular closure device to perform hemostasis after an axillary artery access during endovascular procedures on the aortic valve, the aorta and its side branches.
Methods: A physician-initiated, international, multicenter, retrospective registry was designed to evaluate the success rate(VARC-2 reporting standards) of percutaneous transaxillary access closure with a suture-mediated closure device. Secondary endpoints were: minor access vascular complications, transient peripheral nerve injury, stroke, and influence on periprocedural outcomes of puncture technique. Read More