radial loop


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radial loop

[‚rād·ē·əl ′lüp]
(forensic science)
A loop fingerprint pattern which flows in the direction of the radius bone.
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Of the 13 failures, in 7 patients radial artery spasm occurred and in 6 patients the advancement of the guidewire within the aorta was not succeeded due to failure to negotiate brachial tortuosity (n = 3), radial loop (n = 2), and aortic root elongation (n = 1).
2] Reason Patient 1 29 Brachial tortuosity Patient 2 27 Brachial tortuosity Patient 3 30 Brachial tortuosity Patient 4 28 Radial spasm Patient 5 32 Radial spasm Patient 6 35 Radial spasm Patient 7 26 Radial spasm Patient 8 22 Failed access Patient 9 25 Radial loop Patient 10 25 Radial loop Patient 11 29 Aortic root elongation Patient 12 35 Failed access Patient 13 24 Failed access BMI- body mass index, DM- diabetes mellitus, F- female, FH- family history for coronary heart disease, HL- hyperlipidemia, HT- hypertension, M- male, NS- nonsignificant;, SM- smoking Table 3.