Outcomes after external physical compression versus vascular closure device use after peripheral intervention via femoral approach

Maharaj Singh, Aurora Research Institute, Aurora Health Care
Daniel Ortiz, Aurora Health Care
Suhail Allaqaband, Aurora Health Care
Tanvir Bajwa, Aurora Health Care
Mark Mewissen, Aurora Health Care

Aurora Research Institute, Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers, AMG Vascular Center


Conclusion: Patients who received VCD after PVI via femoral approach had fewer complications and improved mortality than those who received external physical compression alone. Randomized comparisons of these agents are needed to confirm these findings.