Table 5

Acces-Site Management After PCI

AllU.S.Canada-EuropeChinaIndiaJapan
Hemostasis technique
 “Air bag”-based bracelet39.754.434.842.934.569.8
 “Plastic” bracelet20.632.924.425.03.45.8
 Gauze + bandage29.72.531.214.358.67.0
 “Plastic” + “elastic” strap8.18.97.817.93.412.8
 Other2.01.31.80.00.04.7
RAO assessment before hospital discharge
 Yes47.548.141.064.358.664.0
 No52.551.959.035.741.436.0
Estimated RAO before hospital discharge
 0%7.98.95.57.117.24.7
 <5%52.645.653.164.344.867.4
 5%–10%10.47.69.621.417.216.3
 >10%0.70.00.70.00.00.0
 Unknown28.338.031.27.120.711.6
RAO assessment before hospital discharge
 Doppler7.17.67.514.313.80.0
 Oximetry/plethysmography5.511.45.13.617.20.0
 Pulse check55.244.349.871.444.879.1
 None31.136.736.310.720.719.8
 Other1.00.01.30.03.41.2

Values given are percentages.

PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; RAO = radial artery occlusion.