Italian translation: sutura a forma di (numero) otto
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English to Italian translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase:“Figure-of-Eight” sutures
Besides the large anatomical defect in the vessel, peri-procedural administration of heparin to obtain an activated clotting time of >250 sec increases the risk of access site related bleeding.
Our results may suggest that access site management after MitraClip implantation is far from optimal.
In contrast to large bore arterial access, surgical closure of femoral venous access is difficult.
Besides manual compression or pneumatic compression devices (e.g., FemoStop), a technique of temporary subcutaneous “Figure-of-Eight” sutures is now frequently used to achieve hemostasis.