We describe a safe and inexpensive technique of avoiding femoral access site complications. Initial fluoroscopic screening of a fully inserted local anesthetic needle helps localize the anticipated arterial puncture site. Repeating fluoroscopy after guide wire insertion through the puncture needle confirms the exact puncture site in the artery.
Mehan, V. K., Patil, S., & Patel, M. (2015, November 1). An inexpensive, simple technique to improve the safety of femoral arterial puncture. Indian Heart Journal. Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2015.07.038