Expanding the Frontiers of Radial Intervention

Published: 09 September 2019

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In this three-part discussion series, Dr Darren Klass (Vancouver Coastal Health, CA) meets with experts, Dr Roger Barranco (Bellvitge University Hospital, ES), Dr Damian Mullan (The Christie NHS Foundation, UK) and Dr Yehia Elhgar (NSW Health, AU) to discuss the latest advances in radial intervention.


Filmed by Radcliffe Vascular during CIRSE 2019.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the snuffbox access, set-up and its role in clinical practice.
  • To understand the technical limitations of transradial peripheral vascular interventions.
  • To review current equipment available in clinical practice.
  • To understand the role of radial access in the brain and limitations for neurointervention.
  • How to perform successful radial 4-vessel neuro angiography.

Target Audience

  • Interventional radiologists
  • Interventional neuroradiologists

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Faculty Biographies

Darren Klass

Darren Klass

Interventional cardiologist

Dr Darren Klass is an Interventional Radiologist at Vancouver Coastal Health since 2011. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. He also acts as the Medical Head of the MRI division and specializes in interventional oncology, aortic intervention, PVD, venous disease, and venous access. His subspecialties are locoregional tumor therapy, MR angiography, and treatment of venous disease. 

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Damian Mullan

The Christie NHS Foundation, UK

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